Tag: diabetes

European Commission Approved AstraZeneca Qtrilmet

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AstraZeneca announced that the European Commission has approved Qtrilmet (metformin hydrochloride, saxagliptin and dapagliflozin) modified-release tablets to improve glycaemic control in adults with t...

FDA Advisory Committee Voted Against Empagliflozin as Adjunct to Insulin for Adults with Type 1 Diab...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee (EMDAC) voted 14 to 2 that the benefits of empagliflozin 2.5 mg do not outweigh the risks to support a...

Abbott and Omada Health Partnering to Integrate FreeStyle Libre System

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Abbott and Omada Health announced they are partnering to integrate Abbott's revolutionary FreeStyle Libre system, a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology, with Omada Health's pioneering digit...

Sanofi to Launch Its Type II Diabetes Treatment in UK

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Sanofi has launched Suliqua (insulin glargine/lixisenatide), its type II diabetes treatment, in the UK. The approval of the once-daily injection is based on two phase III studies, LixiLan-O and Lix...

Novo Nordisk Rybelsus Approved by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Rybelsus (semaglutide) oral tablets to improve control of blood sugar in adult patients with type 2 diabetes, along with diet and exercise. Rybelsus is t...

Poor Diabetes Control Costs NHS £3bn

New research finds that poor diabetes control costs the NHS £3bn in potentially avoidable hospital treatment in England. The findings, being presented at this year’s European Association for the St...

Sanofi Will Pay to Lexicon for Partnership Termination

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday that France’s Sanofi SA will pay the drugmaker $260 million for the termination of their partnership to develop diabetes drug Zynquista. Shares of Lexico...

Xeris Received FDA Approval for Diabetes Ready-to-Use Injection

Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company leveraging its novel technology platforms to develop and commercialize ready-to-use injectable and infusible drug formulations, announce...

Novo Nordisk to Offer Cheaper Insulin to U.S. Diabetics

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Novo Nordisk will offer cheaper insulin to U.S. diabetics, the Danish drugmaker said on Friday, in response to criticism over the high price of the medication and after similar moves by rivals Sanofi ...

ESC Published New Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Diabetes and CCS

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has published new clinical practice guidelines on the management of diabetes and ‘chronic coronary syndromes (CCS)’, which replace the 2013 recommendations for...

EU Granted Extension of the Indication for Novo Nordisk Fiasp®

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Novo Nordisk announced that the European Commission has granted an extension of the indication for Fiasp® (fast-acting insulin aspart), approving it for the treatment of diabetes in adolescents and ch...

Sanofi Terminated Partnership with Lexicon

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French drugmaker Sanofi SA said it had terminated its partnership with Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc to develop a drug for use with insulin in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Shares of Lexi...

Merck and Utah University Found Potential Drug Target for Diabetes

Merck Research Laboratories and the University of Utah Health have shown that deactivation of the dihydroceramide desaturase 1 (DES1) enzyme could offer a potential drug target for metabolic diabetes....

Apexan Pharmaceuticals Got $2.3 mln from NHLBI for Study

Apexan Pharmaceuticals has announced that The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $2.3 million grant to Dr. Reuben Kapur and Dr. M...

EU CHMP Gives AstraZeneca Positive Opinion for DECLARE-TIMI 58 Cardiovascular Outcomes Data

AstraZeneca announced that the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended a change to the European marketing authorisation for Forxiga (dapaglifl...

CHMP Recommends Treatment for Paediatric Type 2 Diabetes

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has recommended granting an extension of indication to Victoza (liraglutide) to include the treatment of children and adolescents aged 10 years or older with typ...