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March 22, 2013

A drug made by Novo Nordisk for Type 2 diabetes produced a 6% loss of weight in a trial of the drug in obese patients, the company said.

April 9, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a change to the label of a Novo Nordisk drug stating that it offers superior blood-sugar control to a competing drug made by Merck, based on results of two clinical studies, Novo Nordisk said Monday.

March 8, 2012

The market for drugs to treat diabetes — especially Type 2 diabetes — has shown quite a bit of activity lately.

February 3, 2012

Endocrinologists would prescribe a newly approved weekly treatment for Type 2 diabetes to one-fifth of their patients, a new survey showed.

October 14, 2011

Two classes of drugs for treating Type 2 diabetes will experience the biggest growth in market share of all classes of drugs for the condition, according to a new study by Decision Resources.

July 8, 2011

Novo Nordisk could be outpacing Eli Lilly and Amylin Pharmaceuticals in the diabetes wars, according to an analysis by healthcare market research firm Decision Resources.

June 27, 2011

Novo Nordisk unveiled data from two extension studies at the 71st annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association in San Diego that show its diabetes drug, when combined with other medications, may help patients achieve blood-sugar control.

June 17, 2011

A popular Type 2 diabetes treatment may help Type 1 diabetics achieve control of their blood-glucose levels, according to a small, observational study conducted at the University of Buffalo.

February 2, 2011

A collection of relatively new products helped drive up sales and profits at Novo Nordisk, the Danish drug maker said Wednesday.

November 7, 2010

A new study conducted by University of Toronto researchers found that GLP-1 analogues not only...

October 24, 2010

Speculation has emerged that Eli Lilly may seek to acquire several other companies in light...

October 19, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration declined to approve a long-anticipated diabetes drug made by Eli...

September 19, 2010

An investigational treatment made by French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis showed “significant” improvement in blood-glucose control...

August 4, 2010

African-Americans with Type 2 diabetes taking a Novo Nordisk drug showed improvements in blood sugar,...

June 27, 2010

A recently approved drug for Type 2 diabetes made by Novo Nordisk worked better than...

June 20, 2010

Swiss drug maker Roche has started a risk-mitigation plan in the late-stage clinical trial of...

March 29, 2010

A study published online in the journal Diabetes Care indicated that a once-daily diabetes drug...

March 9, 2010

The market for diabetes drugs will be worth $37 billion by 2018, up from $20...

February 16, 2010

A new injectable Novo Nordisk drug for diabetes is on the shelves, the Danish drug...

February 10, 2010

Diabetes patients may soon find themselves with an expanded range of treatment options....

January 25, 2010

WALTHAM, Mass. A once-weekly treatment for Type 2 diabetes will likely become a popular treatment...

January 25, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a long-awaited treatment for Type 2 diabetes, the...

January 14, 2010

A member of the trade team of Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk is heading off...

January 13, 2010

Novo Nordisk has started an early-stage clinical trial in the United Kingdom of an investigational...

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