Flex (NSDQ:FLEX) today announced a partnership with Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) to develop digital diabetes management tools using Flex’s BrightInsight IoT platform. Novo Nordisk plans to use Flex’s BrightInsight system to build and manage connected medical devices and the corresponding data. The company’s IoT platform is designed to enable organizations to develop digital health devices while remaining compliant with […]
Anthem’s outcomes research unit, HealthCore, and Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) have joined forces to study Novo Nordisk’s semaglutide GLP-1 receptor agonist in people with Type 2 diabetes. The real-world trial is designed to compare the long-term effectiveness of the drug, also known as Ozempic, against 40 other medications among 2,250 adults with Type 2 diabetes. Get the full story […]
Insulet (NSDQ:PODD) said today that its Omnipod insulin management system is available in Europe for use with Novo Nordisk‘s (NYSE:NVO) Fiasp fast-acting insulin aspart. Novo Nordisk’s Fiasp product enters the user’s bloodstream two times faster than NovoRapid and is designed to match a healthy body’s response to a meal, according to Insulet. Get the full story at our […]
Much of Dr. Todd Hobbs’ life has centered around diabetes – he was diagnosed with Type I diabetes roughly 30 years ago and now he is the father of a child with diabetes. At his Kentucky-based primary care practice, he took on diabetic patients and helped manage their care. And when he made the jump […]
Beta Bionics said this week that it won FDA approval to start recruiting patients with Type I diabetes for home-use studies of its iLet bionic pancreas system. The trial is slated to test Novo Nordisk’s fast-acting insulin, Fiasp, with the company’s autonomous infusion pump in adults with Type I diabetes. The study will also evaluate […]
The FDA approved Novo Nordisk‘s (NYSE:NVO) request to include heart health data on the label of its Tresiba insulin degludec product. The Danish insulin-maker evaluated its Type II diabetes drug in a 7,637-patient trial, assessing the therapy for cardiovascular safety compared to insulin glargine. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare gave Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) the green light to market its once-weekly type II diabetes drug, Ozempic, Reuters reported today. The pharma company’s drug, semaglutide, is a glucagon-like peptide-1 analog that mimics an intestinal hormone to trigger insulin production in people with diabetes. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery […]
The global market for connected insulin pens could be worth up to $123 million by 2023, according to a report published this year by Research & Markets. Insulin pens, designed for people who control their diabetes with multiple daily injections instead of a pump or wearable patch, are portable devices that were first introduced in 1985 with […]
Setting the stage for a battle with rival Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY), Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) reported data this week from a late-stage trial of its oral formulation of semaglutide, a medication for people with Type II diabetes. The GLP-1 agonist is traditionally administered via injection. Both insulin-makers have approved versions of the injectable semaglutide, but Novo Nordisk is the first […]
Express Scripts, one of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit managers, reportedly plans to include Novo Nordisk‘s (NYSE:NVO) once-weekly Type II diabetes, Ozempic, on its 2018 formulary. The move puts Ozempic directly in competition with Eli Lilly‘s (NYSE:LLY) once-weekly Trulicity drug. Both products will also go up against AstraZeneca‘s (NYSE:AZN) once-weekly Bydureon medication. Get the full story at our […]
The European Commission has approved Novo Nordisk‘s (NYSE:NVO) once-weekly semaglutide drug, Ozempic, as a treatment for adults with Type II diabetes. The GLP-1 analogue’s label in Europe recommends that the drug is given when metformin is contraindicated or not tolerated, Novo Nordisk reported today. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.