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Novo Nordisk’s semaglutide reduced major cardiovascular events in 1 in 4 type 2 diabetic adults

Industry news / 21 September 2016 / Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

Fewer serious adverse events were seen with semaglutide vs placebo; however, treatment discontinuation due to adverse events was more frequent…

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Gelesis appoints new Chief Operating Officer in anticipation of obesity product launch

Industry news / 6 September 2016 / Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

Gelesis, a biotechnology company focused on developing products to safely induce weight loss and improve glycaemic control, have appointed David Pass, PhD as Chief Operating Officer…

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NHS Scotland approves Novo Nordisk’s diabetes drug

Industry news / 9 August 2016 / Novo Nordisk

The drug was approved using evidence from three phase III studies in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus and five phase III studies in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The researchers discovered that insulin degludec was non-inferior to other long-acting insulin analogues, assessed by the mean change in glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c)…

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Sanofi receives FDA approval of Adlyxin TM for treatment of adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Industry news / 28 July 2016 / Sanofi

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved Sanofi’s Adlyxin TM (lixisenatide), a once-daily mealtime GLP-1 receptor agonist injection indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes…

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Companies prioritise competitive pricing in type 2 diabetes, says GlobalData

Industry news / 6 July 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The type 2 diabetes market will see companies prioritisng competitive pricing in order to offset the impact of patent expiries, says GlobalData…

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Jardiance reduces risk of progressive kidney disease in type 2 diabetes

Industry news / 14 June 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Jardiance reduced the risk for new-onset or worsening kidney disease by 39% versus placebo in adults with type 2 diabetes with established CV disease…

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Ertugliflozin shows significant A1C reductions in type 2 diabetes

Industry news / 14 June 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Two studies of ertugliflozin, an investigational oral SGLT-2 inhibitor for the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes, met their primary endpoints…

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MK-1293 shows non-inferiority to Lantus in two Phase III studies

Industry news / 14 June 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Merck has announced results from two Phase III studies evaluating MK-1293 for the treatment of people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes…

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Jardiance data shows reduced risk of CV death in type 2 diabetes

Industry news / 13 June 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

New data for Jardiance (empagliflozin) show that reduced risk for cardiovascular (CV) death was consistent across age groups in adults with type 2 diabetes…

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LixiLan-O and LixiLan-L meet primary endpoints

Industry news / 13 June 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Results from Sanofi’s Phase III LixiLan-O and LixiLan-L clinical trials have been presented at the American Diabetes Association 76th Scientific Sessions…

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New data for Trulicity and Tradjenta in type 2 diabetes

Industry news / 13 June 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Lilly has announced new findings from separate studies of Trulicity and Tradjenta at the American Diabetes Association 76th Scientific Sessions…

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Novo Nordisk presents new findings for Tresiba and semaglutide

Industry news / 13 June 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Novo Nordisk presented new findings from separate studies of Tresiba and semaglutide at the American Diabetes Association 76th Scientific Sessions…

 

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