Novo Nordisk

Hypo kit safety alert issued

6th September 2016

Batches of a kit used to treat severe hypoglycaemic reactions are being recalled due to safety issues. Users of the GlucaGen HypoKit are being asked to check whether they have an affected product ...

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Tresiba® now available in Scotland

9th August 2016

An alternative treatment to help improve glycaemic control for adults living with diabetes is now available in Scotland. NHS Scotland can now prescribe Novo Nordisk’s Tresiba® (insulin degludec), ...

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Novo publishes positive Victoza® results

14th June 2016

The GLP-1 receptor analogue Victoza® (liraglutide) significantly reduced the risk of major cardiovascular events and death in adults with type 2 diabetes in the LEADER trial, Novo Nordisk has ...

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Tresiba significantly lowers hypo rates

13th June 2016

New results from two Phase 3b trials have shown people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes  treated with Tresiba® (insulin degludec) experienced significantly lower rates of several types of ...

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Novo publishes hypo resources

13th June 2016

A new resource hub has been released by Novo Nordisk to support people with diabetes. It has been created to help people to better understand the often misunderstood signs and long-term impact of ...

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Type 2 ‘cost effective’ drug unveiled

3rd March 2016

Xultophy (IDegLira) has been found to be more cost-effective when compared with current basal insulin intensification in people with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. The findings of the once-daily ...

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Clinical champion recruitment drive starts

18th February 2016

Healthcare professionals who have experience in treating diabetes are being asked to sign up as local volunteers to help with the “diabetes crisis”. Leading charity Diabetes UK is ...

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Hospitals support Hypo Awareness Week

8th October 2015

A total of 126 hospitals across the country are currently taking part in a national campaign to raise awareness of hypoglycaemia. Hypo Awareness Week 2015, which began on Monday, October 5, and ...

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