PLAINSBORO, N.J., May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk today announced that new data from its diabetes portfolio will be presented at the upcoming 79th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in San Francisco, California from June 7-11, 2019. Novo Nordisk will feature
Results from seven phase 3a PIONEER clinical trials for oral semaglutide in patients with type 2 diabetes will be presented including the cardiovascular outcomes trial (PIONEER 6) at a highly anticipated symposium highlighted by the ADA on June 11. Oral semaglutide is an investigational glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analog in a pill.
"Our exciting data at ADA 2019 reflect a deep commitment at Novo Nordisk to develop innovative treatment options that have the potential to transform the way clinicians and patients manage diabetes," said Todd Hobbs, vice president and US chief medical officer of Novo Nordisk. "With a focused approach and passion for pioneering scientific advancements, we continue to seek new options and approaches that address the needs of millions of patients living with this serious disease."
June 8, 8:15 AM PDT, oral presentation
June 8, 8:30 AM PDT, oral presentation
June 9, 8:45 AM PDT, oral presentation
June 9, 12:00 – 1:00 PM PDT, poster presentation
June 11, 9:45 – 11:45 AM PDT, symposium
The above abstracts and presentations are a sampling of the data that will be presented or published by Novo Nordisk. This press release contains forward-looking statements about investigational products currently in development by Novo Nordisk. As is expected, there is significant risk with drug development and there is no guarantee that future studies will reflect similar results as presented at ADA. For further information about the Novo Nordisk drug pipeline, visit http://www.novonordisk.us.
About oral semaglutideSemaglutide is a GLP-1 analog.1 Oral semaglutide is an investigational once-daily GLP-1 analog in a pill that is in development for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
About the PIONEER clinical trial program The PIONEER phase 3a global clinical trial program for oral semaglutide comprises 10 clinical trials that enrolled 9,543 adults with type 2 diabetes.
About Novo Nordisk Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company that's been making innovative medicines to help people with diabetes lead longer, healthier lives for 95 years. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious diseases including obesity, hemophilia and growth disorders. We remain steadfast in our conviction that the formula for lasting success is to stay focused, think long-term and do business in a financially, socially and environmentally responsible way. With U.S. headquarters in New Jersey and production and research facilities in four states, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 5,000 people throughout the country. For more information, visit novonordisk.us, Facebook and Twitter.
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