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Semaglutide demonstrated superior HbA1c reduction vs placebo as add-on to basal insulin alone or with metformin in adults with type 2 diabetes

Munich, Germany, 13 September 2016 - Novo Nordisk today announced that semaglutide, an investigational glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue administered once-weekly, significantly improved glycaemic control compared to placebo, as add-on to basal insulin alone or in combination with metformin, in adults with a mean type 2 diabetes duration of 13 years. Results from SUSTAIN 5 were presented today at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 2016.1

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References

1.         Rodbard, H, Lingvay, I, Reed, J et al. Efficacy and safety of semaglutide onceweekly vs placebo as addon to basal insulin alone or in combination with metformin in subjects with type 2 diabetes (SUSTAIN 5). Poster number 766. European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Munich, Germany; 12-16 September 2016. 

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