Navigation Links
Two-Year Data Show Investigational Drug Liraglutide More Effective at Lowering Blood Sugar Than Glimepiride
Date:6/8/2009

NEW ORLEANS, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk (NVO) data presented at the 69th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) showed that once-daily liraglutide, taken as monotherapy, leads to statistically significant and sustained reductions in blood sugar and weight after two years of treatment.

In the study, 58% of patients treated with liraglutide 1.8 mg once daily reached and maintained the ADA's blood sugar target of A1C less than 7% versus 37% of patients treated with glimepiride 8 mg once daily.

"The fact that liraglutide continues to effectively lower blood sugar after two years of treatment is consistent with its other long-term clinical benefits such as continued reductions in fasting blood sugar and weight," said, Dr. Alan Garber, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, a LEAD(TM) 3 principal study investigator. "Even with available treatments, many type 2 diabetes patients still struggle to control their blood sugar, while losing weight. Liraglutide represents an important advance for these patients."

The LEAD(TM) 3 extension study also documented that treatment with liraglutide leads to early and lasting weight loss. Many currently available diabetes treatments lead to weight gain, a concern for type 2 diabetes patients, most of whom are already overweight. After two years of treatment with 1.8 mg of liraglutide, mean body weight decreased significantly (-2.7 kg) compared to overall weight increase in the glimepiride group (+1.1 kg).

Hypoglycemia is a condition where blood sugar levels become too low. Minor hypoglycemia was more than six times less frequent in the liraglutide treatment groups compared with the glimepiride group.

About LEAD(TM) 3 Extension

The LEAD(TM) 3 Extension compared the efficacy and safety of liraglutide (1.8 mg and 1.2 mg, once daily) to glimepiride
'/>"/>

SOURCE Novo Nordisk
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Needy Women and Children in Oakland County Get Big Boost for Free Health Care With Donation of Two-Year Lease for Chrysler 300C
2. Nyer Medical Group, Inc. Announces Sale of Companys Florida Medical-Surgical Division; Pharmacy Division Awarded Two-Year Preferred Supplier Contract
3. Hearings Set for Monday as Part of Two-Year Democratic Process to Unite the Strength of California Long-Term Care Workers to Improve Their Lives and Better Serve Their Clients
4. IASIS Healthcare and Precyse Solutions Sign Two-Year Consulting Agreement
5. Investigational Agent Targeting Metabotropic Glutamate 2/3 Receptors Demonstrates Antipsychotic Activity in Humans, Study in Nature Medicine Finds
6. Investigational New Drug Application for Fat Melting Injections Cleared by the FDA
7. ECLIPSE data on effects of Otsukas investigational novel treatment, Tolvaptan
8. FDA Accepts New Drug Application for Priority Review of Investigational HIV Treatment TMC125
9. FDA Accepts New Drug Application for Priority Review of Investigational HIV Treatment TMC125
10. Accentia announces investigational new drug application for Revimmune for refractory MS
11. Supratek Pharma Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for SP1049C for the treatment of metastatic adenocarcinoma of the upper gastrointestinal tract
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2015)... May 04, 2015 In a continuing ... for substance absue, Per Wickstrom, the founder of Choices ... Lounge and the “Salute to the Oscars” celebration ... on the top floor of the luxurious Beverly Hilton ... top producer of sustainable product placement in TV and ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... Each year, the Susan G. Komen organization ... awareness for breast cancer. This year, Dr. Mark Deutsch and ... the entertainment sponsor for the 25th annual Susan G. Komen ... the Lenox Square Mall. , The Komen organization hopes have ... $1.2 million. Perimeter Plastic Surgery has not only taken on ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... “ LiveSchool ” was featured on NewsWatch ... look at the latest and coolest applications on the ... host of AppWatch and technology expert, conducted the app ... teachers to reward students with good behavior. , Positive ... the classroom. And the good people at LiveSchool ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... The opportunity for children to dream of ... motivating forces behind The Fairy Godmother Next Door, a new ... L. Stark. , The inspiration for the enchanting story of ... from Stark’s desire to be a fairy godmother. , “My ... to my neighbors’ children since they were born. We discuss ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... The U.S. healthcare worker shortage crisis is ... of senior citizens (1) and 27 million Obamacare-insured Americans ... system. Additionally, as older healthcare employees retire, there will ... U.S. Census Bureau, the number of American workers 65 ... while those 25 to 54 will likely increase 2%. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Per Wickstrom Interviews TV and Film Star Carolyn Hennesy About Substance Abuse and Treatment 2Health News:Perimeter Plastic Surgery Sponsors 2015 Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta "Race for the Cure" 2Health News:An Application for Teachers to Reward Students with Good Behavior Was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:Introducing New Children’s Book The Fairy Godmother Next Door 2Health News:U.S. Healthcare Worker Shortage Escalating: Sterling Warns Medical Practitioners to Rapidly Reverse Low Employee Retention 2Health News:U.S. Healthcare Worker Shortage Escalating: Sterling Warns Medical Practitioners to Rapidly Reverse Low Employee Retention 3Health News:U.S. Healthcare Worker Shortage Escalating: Sterling Warns Medical Practitioners to Rapidly Reverse Low Employee Retention 4
... NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17 Approximately 100 student,government ... nationwide, will meet in Nashville Oct. 5-7 to ... new non-profit group,created to engage young Americans in ... convene at the Scarritt-Bennett Center, just blocks from,the ...
... Sept. 17 AAHSA President & CEO,Larry Minnix, president ... for the Aging (AAHSA) joined AAHSA board members Jill ... Gould, CEO of,Volunteers of America (VOA) on the NonProfit ... published annually, features executives and thought leaders,who are selected ...
... AMN Healthcare, the largest,healthcare staffing company in the ... (OGPI), today announced AMN,s,endorsement of a Code of ... United States., A task force, including AMN ... licensure bodies developed the "Voluntary,Code of Ethical Conduct ...
... Foundation makes $18 million investment in recess to ... low-income schools., PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 17 The ... announced a,major investment to bring safe and healthy playtime ... reach that goal, the Foundation is teaming up,with Sports4Kids, ...
... School of Medicine have modified a honeybee venom toxin so ... the inner workings of ion channels that control heart rate ... channels selectively allow the passage of small ions such as ... , The study, published in the Proceedings of the ...
... and Outlines Ways to Effectively Address New and Emerging Threats ... ... Scottsdale, Ariz (PRWEB) September 17, 2008 -- With ... of mobile technology, growth in vulnerable applications, operation systems and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:College Students Seek Healthcare Solutions on Eve of Debate 2Health News:Three AAHSA Leaders Named to NonProfit Times' 'Power and Influence Top 50' List 2Health News:AMN Healthcare, OGPI Endorse AcademyHealth's Code of Conduct for Recruitment of Foreign-Educated Nurses 2Health News:AMN Healthcare, OGPI Endorse AcademyHealth's Code of Conduct for Recruitment of Foreign-Educated Nurses 3Health News:Tag, You're Healthy! 2Health News:Penn researchers use honeybee venom toxin to develop a new tool for studying hypertension 2Health News:Lumension Security To Host Industry Webinar On Staying Ahead Of Threats 2Health News:Lumension Security To Host Industry Webinar On Staying Ahead Of Threats 3Health News:Lumension Security To Host Industry Webinar On Staying Ahead Of Threats 4
(Date:5/4/2015)... BUFFALO, N.Y. , May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Stephanie Englert , PharmD, has completed preliminary analysis ... Disorder and Schizophrenia. Resources from Clinical Support Services, ... Medication Reviews (CMR) with patients currently taking psychiatric ... events. The research found that 93% of patients ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... 4, 2015 MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, ... of the Company,s investigational drug candidate ME-344 in ... combined with a tyrosine-kinase inhibitor (TKI). In addition, ... a potent inhibitor of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS) ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... , May 4, 2015  Geneia, a company ... technology solutions to improve healthcare efficiencies, today announced ... Rehabilitation Center (BNRC) use Geneia,s advanced analytics ... improve the quality and lower the cost of ... clinical, outcomes, claims and utilization data from multiple ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Clinical Support Services, Inc. Verifies That Increased Availability of MTM Services Facilitates Identification of Adverse Drug Effects in Psychiatric Patients 2Clinical Support Services, Inc. Verifies That Increased Availability of MTM Services Facilitates Identification of Adverse Drug Effects in Psychiatric Patients 3MEI Pharma's Mitochondrial Inhibitor ME-344 Shows Enhanced Anti-Tumor Activity in Combination with Tyrosine-Kinase Inhibitor in Pre-Clinical Studies 2MEI Pharma's Mitochondrial Inhibitor ME-344 Shows Enhanced Anti-Tumor Activity in Combination with Tyrosine-Kinase Inhibitor in Pre-Clinical Studies 3MEI Pharma's Mitochondrial Inhibitor ME-344 Shows Enhanced Anti-Tumor Activity in Combination with Tyrosine-Kinase Inhibitor in Pre-Clinical Studies 4MEI Pharma's Mitochondrial Inhibitor ME-344 Shows Enhanced Anti-Tumor Activity in Combination with Tyrosine-Kinase Inhibitor in Pre-Clinical Studies 5Geneia Launches First-of-its-Kind Partnership to Use Advanced Analytics to Improve the Quality and Cost of Care for Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Patients 2Geneia Launches First-of-its-Kind Partnership to Use Advanced Analytics to Improve the Quality and Cost of Care for Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Patients 3
... Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: www.mylan.com . ... release includes statements that constitute "forward-looking statements." These statements ... the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Because ... results may differ materially from those expressed or implied ...
... 6 Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) today ... Specialty Pharmaceuticals Conference on Thursday, August 12, 2010 , at 8:00 ... Endo, will review the company,s products and development programs. , ... The presentation will be webcast live and can ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Endo to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Specialty Pharmaceuticals Conference 2
400 Series Monopolar Foot Activated Forceps...
Dissecting Forceps, straight, with RF-cable, 7" (18 cm). For use with all electrosurgical generators with standard three-prong sockets....
Extended blade - 25/box....
... In the way it implements the ... 510 Meta system is unmatched. It allows ... compromising resolution and efficiency. Unprecedented flexibility for ... functions that guarantee fast and efficient structural ...
Medicine Products: