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Titles & IDs
Public title
Reandron in Diabetic Men Witn Low Testosterone Level
Scientific title
Testosterone Replacement Therapy in Men With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Low Testosterone Levels
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Reandron 1000 (ZK 5488) 321399
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Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Type 2 Diabetes 0 0
Hypogonadism 0 0
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Study type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Drugs - Reandron 1000
Treatment: Drugs - placebo

Active Comparator: 1 - Reandron 100 treatment

Placebo Comparator: 2 - Placebo

Treatment: Drugs: Reandron 1000
1000mg at 0,6,18,30 weeks

Treatment: Drugs: placebo
placebo injection 0,6.18.30 weeks

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Treatment: Drugs
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Control group

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Insulin Resistance
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40 weeks
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Bone microarchitecture
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40 weeks

Key inclusion criteria
- Type 2 diabetes

- Testosterone less than 10 nmol/L
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
65 Years
Can healthy volunteers participate?
Key exclusion criteria
- Contraindication to

- Testosterone or

- IM injection

Study design
Purpose of the study
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
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Masking / blinding
Blinded (masking used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?
The people receiving the treatment/s
The people administering the treatment/s
The people assessing the outcomes
The people analysing the results/data
Intervention assignment
Single group
Other design features
Phase 2/Phase 3
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Recruitment status
Data analysis
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Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
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Austin Health - Melbourne
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3084 - Melbourne

Funding & Sponsors
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Austin Health

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Brief summary
In men with type 2 diabetes, low testosterone levels have been associated with insulin
resistance, truncal obesity and symptoms such as fatigue and erectile dysfunction. Low
testosterone may impair cardiac function and increase cardiovascular risk and cause
osteoporosis. The goal of this project is to assess prospectively whether, in men with type 2
diabetes mellitus and low testosterone levels, testosterone replacement improves insulin
resistance, body composition, bone density, cardiac function symptoms associated with low
testosterone level.

The investigators will recruit 140 ambulatory men with type 2 diabetes and a low serum
testosterone level (<10 nmol/L) from Austin Health Endocrine clinics, General Practise
surgeries, and from the general public by direct consumer advertising via newspaper and other
local media. Men will be randomised to either intramuscular testosterone undecanoate
(Reandron 1000, Bayer Schering Pharma) or placebo. Men with contraindications to testosterone
replacement or to intramuscular injections will be excluded from the study. All men will
receive intramuscular testosterone or placebo injections at 0, 6, 18 and 30 weeks (a total of
four injections).

All 140 study subjects will have a clinical and laboratory assessment at baseline, 18 weeks
and at study end (40 weeks). All 140 subjects will also have imaging studies at baseline and
at study end (40 weeks). The study protocol is outlined in more detail below:

Clinical and laboratory assessment (Baseline and repeated 18 weeks, 40 weeks) A full medical
history and physical examination will be performed. Symptoms will be assessed by the
following standardised questionnaires: 1) Androgen Deficiency in the Aging Male (ADAM); 2)
Aging Male Symptom scale (AMS); 3) International Index of Erectile Dysfunction (IIED); 4)
International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS); 5) SF-36 (all five questionnaires are attached
to Module 1).

Laboratory studies will consist of blood tests to measure total testosterone, fasting
glucose, C-peptide, HBA1c and other routine parameters.

Imaging studies (Baseline and repeated at 40 weeks)

1. Body composition and bone mineral density by DEXA

2. Body composition by magnetic resonance imaging

3. Bony micro-architecture by high resolution quantitative computed tomography [HR-pQCT]),

4. Cardiac dimensions and function by transthoracic doppler echocardiography
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Principal investigator
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Mathis Grossmann
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Austin Health
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