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Status: Enrolling

NIH-NINDS U01 NS069498 

Stroke Hyperglycemia Insulin Network Effort 

This is a multicenter, prospective, randomized, controlled trial, with blinded outcomes. It aims to determine the efficacy and provide further safety data on the use of insulin infusion therapy for glucose control in hyperglycemic acute ischemic stroke patients. Treatment with insulin infusion will be given within 12 hours of symptom onset. The primary outcome to be assessed at 90 days will be the difference in favorable outcome measured by the modified Rankin Scale score in the insulin infusion group compared to the control group. The rates of symptomatic hypoglycemia with prolonged neurological worsening as well as asymptomatic hypoglycemia will be assessed. The secondary outcomes will assess additional neurological and functional outcomes. This highly collaborative research program is nearly guaranteed to advance the field of stroke care.

Study Summary (Word Document)

Update 3/19/2013: Protocol v. 2 is approved. Pocket cards reflect protocol v. 2.

Eligibility Criteria

mRS Scoring

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