This trial has been completed.

Conditions diabetes, metabolic syndrome
Treatments cardiac ct, usual medical care
Sponsor University of California, Irvine
Start date July 2008
End date December 2016
Trial size 198 participants
Trial identifier NCT01564485, 20086170


This study looked at the role of cardiac CT in improving risk factor control in those with diabetes.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation non-randomized
Intervention model single group assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose prevention
Patients randomized to cardiac CT will obtain a non-invasive assessment of their coronary arteries.
cardiac ct
A cardiac CT involves a non-invasive test of the coronary arteries.
(Placebo Comparator)
Patients randomized to usual care will be assigned to continuing usual medical care with their primary care physician
usual medical care Usual medical care would include control of blood pressure, blood glucose, and cholesterol by the primary care physician.
Patients would be treated by their primary care physicians with usual medical care with drugs such as lipid lowering medication, blood pressure lowering medications, and blood glucose lowering medications. The study will not specify which drugs to use and will it up to the individual physician's discretion.

Primary Outcomes

Systolic BP pressure
time frame: Five year follow up
Control of LDL cholesterol
time frame: 5 years
Hemoglobin A1c
time frame: 5 years

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 90 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Age > 18 - Diabetes - Metabolic Syndrome Exclusion Criteria: - Symptoms of heart disease - Heart Disease - Renal disease

Additional Information

Official title Role of Cardiac CT in Risk Factor Control in Asymptomatic Patients With Diabetes
Principal investigator Shaista Malik, MD, PhD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in December 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of California, Irvine.