Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist

Liraglutide for Type 2 Diabetes

Phase 4
Waitlist Available
Led By Ajaykumar D Rao, MD
Research Sponsored by Temple University
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Patients with established type 2 diabetes
BMI 27-35
Must not have
Be younger than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Upbaseline, 1 month, 2 months, 3 months, 4 months, 5 months, 6 months, 7 months, 8 months, 9 months
Awards & highlights
Drug Has Already Been Approved
Pivotal Trial
All Individual Drugs Already Approved

Study Summary

This trial will test whether Liraglutide decreases ER stress and adipose tissue in obese patients with type 2 diabetes.

Eligible Conditions
  • Type 2 Diabetes

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
Your body mass index (BMI) is between 27 and 35.
You are currently taking certain medications for managing diabetes, such as exercise, diet, metformin, alpha glucosidase inhibitors (up to half of the maximum dose), or pioglitazone (up to 30 mg per day).


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~baseline, 1 month, 2 months, 3 months, 4 months, 5 months, 6 months, 7 months, 8 months, 9 months
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and baseline, 1 month, 2 months, 3 months, 4 months, 5 months, 6 months, 7 months, 8 months, 9 months for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Body Weight Changes
Secondary outcome measures
Beta cell function
Body composition
Body weight
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Side effects data

From 2017 Phase 4 trial • 100 Patients • NCT02014740
Study treatment Arm

Awards & Highlights

Drug Has Already Been Approved
The FDA has already approved this drug, and is just seeking more data.
Pivotal Trial
The final step before approval, pivotal trials feature drugs that have already shown basic safety & efficacy.
All Individual Drugs Already Approved
Therapies where all constituent drugs have already been approved are likely to have better-understood side effect profiles.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Placebo Group
Group I: LiraglutideExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Liraglutide will be started first with 0.6 mg/d for 1 week, then increased to 1.2 mg/d from week 2 to week 12, followed by 1.8 mg/d from week 12 to week 24.
Group II: PlaceboPlacebo Group1 Intervention
Subjects will receive placebo for 12 weeks.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
FDA approved

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Temple UniversityLead Sponsor
282 Previous Clinical Trials
80,699 Total Patients Enrolled
Ajaykumar D Rao, MDPrincipal Investigator
Temple University

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What are potential applications for Liraglutide?

"Liraglutide has multiple applications, including treating exercise and managing conditions such as inadequate control on monotherapy, cardiovascular risk reduction, and cardiovascular disease (CVD)."

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Is the minimum age requirement for participating in this experiment greater than fifty-five?

"To enter the trial, participants must abide by a certain age range: 18 and 75. There are 198 studies available for those under 18 years old and 1128 for people over 65."

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How many individuals are included in the current clinical trial?

"This medical trial is not currently recruiting. Originally posted on May 1st 2014, the study was recently amended on July 27th 2022. It may be beneficial to research other available trials: there are presently 1440 studies seeking diabetic patients and 35 clinicals involving liraglutide with open recruitment slots."

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What qualifications must potential participants satisfy in order to be included in the trial?

"To be considered for enrollment in this study, applicants must suffer from diabetes mellitus and possess an age between the ages of 18 to 75. Approximately 12 candidates will be chosen."

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To what extent could Liraglutide pose a risk to people?

"Considering the Phase 4 status of this particular pharmaceutical intervention, our team has assigned a score of 3 to liraglutide's safety."

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Is it possible to enroll in this trial at present?

"According to, this trial is not currently enrolling patients. It was initially published on May 1st 2014 and its latest update happened in July 2022. Despite that fact, there are still 1475 other research studies actively recruiting participants at present."

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~1 spots leftby Oct 2024