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Buffalo, New York 14215


This is a single center, prospective randomized double blind, parallel and placebo controlled study to evaluate oxidative stress and inflammation before and after treatment with linagliptin for 12 weeks. We will also, testing whether Linagliptin is an insulin sensitizer.


Inclusion Criteria: Age 20-80 years inclusive. Type 2 diabetes BMI ≥30 kg/m2 Subjects on statins, ACE inhibitors, thiazolidenediones and antioxidants will be allowed as long as they are on stable doses of these compounds and the dosage in not changed during the course of study. HbA1c ≤ 8.0% Exclusion Criteria: - Use of GLP-1 agonists or DPP-IV therapy in the last 3 months. History of Pancreatitis. Risk for pancreatitis, i.e., history of gallstones, alcohol abuse, and hypertriglyceridemia. Subjects who are taking antiplatelet or anticoagulant medications will be excluded from the fat biopsy portion of the study. Coronary event or procedure (myocardial infarction, unstable angina, coronary artery bypass, surgery or coronary angioplasty) in the previous four weeks Hepatic disease (liver function tests more than 3 times the upper limit of normal) Renal impairment (serum eGFR <30 ml/min) Any other life-threatening, non-cardiac disease Uncontrolled hypertension (BP > 160/100 mm of Hg) Congestive Heart Failure class III or IV. Use of an investigational agent or therapeutic regimen within 30 days of study Participation in any other concurrent clinical trial



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Buffalo, New York 14215
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Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: June 25, 2018

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