Novo Nordisk's liraglutide beats standard therapy in study

06/8/2009 | Reuters

Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug liraglutide beat a commonly used rival, Sanofi-Aventis' glimepiride, in controlling blood sugar and caused some patients to lose weight, according to a two-year trial. The study showed a 1.1% decline in A1C blood-sugar levels in patients taking liraglutide compared with a 0.6% reduction in those taking glimepiride.

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