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H W Rodbard, B W Bode, S B Harris, L Rose, L Lehmann, H Jarlov, J Thurman
AIM: To investigate the safety and efficacy of insulin degludec/liraglutide (IDegLira), a novel combination product, as add-on therapy for people with Type 2 diabetes uncontrolled on sulphonylurea therapy. METHODS: In this 26-week, double-blind trial, adults with Type 2 diabetes [HbA1c 53-75 mmol/mol (7.0-9.0%)] were randomized to IDegLira (n = 289) or placebo (n = 146) as add-on to pre-trial sulphonylurea ± metformin, titrating to a fasting glycaemic target of 4...
September 2, 2016: Diabetic Medicine: a Journal of the British Diabetic Association
Elizabeth Mary Lamos, Stephen N Davis
INTRODUCTION: Type 2 diabetes is a complex disease requiring individualized and often multi-faceted treatment plans. Balancing glycemic control with adverse medication side effects can be challenging. Combination therapy of basal insulin and GLP-1 receptor agonist therapy appears to provide a balance between glycemic efficacy, hypoglycemia and weight gain. AREAS COVERED: Available pharmacokinetic data, clinical trials and abstracts regarding fixed-ratio combination of insulin degludec and liraglutide were reviewed...
October 2016: Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism & Toxicology
Melanie J Davies, Divina Glah, Barrie Chubb, Gerasimos Konidaris, Phil McEwan
OBJECTIVES: Once-daily insulin degludec/liraglutide (IDegLira) is the first basal insulin and glucagon like peptide-1 receptor agonist combined in one delivery device. Our aim was to investigate the cost effectiveness of IDegLira vs. basal insulin intensification therapies for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus uncontrolled on basal insulin (glycosylated haemoglobin; HbA1c >7.5 %; 58 mmol/mol) in a UK setting. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: Baseline cohort and clinical parameters were sourced from a pooled analysis comparing IDegLira with basal insulin plus liraglutide and basal-bolus therapy, and from the DUAL™ V trial comparing IDegLira with up-titrated insulin glargine (IGlar; Lantus(®))...
September 2016: PharmacoEconomics
Stephen Cl Gough, Rajeev Jain, Vincent C Woo
The progressive nature of type 2 diabetes necessitates that treatment is intensified as the disease advances. Several studies have shown that basal insulin and glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) can be used in combination to successfully improve glycemic control and this combination is increasingly being considered as an alternative to intensification with prandial insulin. Insulin degludec/liraglutide (IDegLira) is the first fixed-ratio combination of a basal insulin and a GLP-1RA in a single formulation...
January 2, 2016: Expert Review of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Tina Vilsbøll, Jiten Vora, Henrik Jarlov, Kajsa Kvist, Lawrence Blonde
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The time-course when changes in glycemic control and body weight were first manifest in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) treated with a combination of insulin degludec and liraglutide (IDegLira) was assessed, comparing IDegLira to its individual components. METHODS: Data from weeks 0-12 from two studies were analyzed, one comparing IDegLira to each component (DUAL I), and one comparing IDegLira to insulin degludec titrated to a maximum 50 units (DUAL II)...
April 2016: Clinical Drug Investigation
Eugene Hughes
In type 2 diabetes (T2D), treatment is optimised to minimise hyperglycaemia and the risk of microvascular complications. While there are a number of effective treatments, intensive treatment is associated with negative side effects such as increased hypoglycaemia and weight gain. With complementary modes of action, glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) and a basal insulin in combination offer an alternative to basal-bolus therapy in T2D. This review describes the rationale behind this treatment combination and presents clinical data available for IDegLira, the first basal insulin (insulin degludec) and GLP-1RA (liraglutide) co-formulation available in one pen for a single injection daily...
June 2016: Primary Care Diabetes
Nick Freemantle, Muhammad Mamdani, Tina Vilsbøll, Jens Harald Kongsø, Kajsa Kvist, Stephen C Bain
INTRODUCTION: IDegLira is a once-daily combination of insulin degludec (IDeg) and liraglutide. Trials directly comparing IDegLira with alternative strategies for intensifying basal insulin are ongoing. While awaiting results, this analysis compared indirectly how different strategies affected glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) and other outcomes. METHODS: A pooled analysis of five completed Novo Nordisk randomized clinical trials in patients with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled on basal insulin was used to compare indirectly IDegLira (N = 199) with: addition of liraglutide to basal insulin (N = 225) [glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1RA) add-on strategy]; basal-bolus (BB) insulin [insulin glargine (IGlar) + insulin aspart] (N = 56); or up-titration of IGlar (N = 329)...
November 18, 2015: Diabetes Therapy: Research, Treatment and Education of Diabetes and related Disorders
N Freemantle, I Lingvay, J H Kongsø, T J Abrahamsen, J B Bjorner
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November 2015: Value in Health: the Journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
Jens J Holst, John B Buse, Helena W Rodbard, Sultan Linjawi, Vincent C Woo, Trine Welløv Boesgaard, Kajsa Kvist, Stephen C Gough
OBJECTIVE: IDegLira is a novel, fixed-ratio combination of the long-acting basal insulin, insulin degludec, and the long-acting glucagon-like peptide-1 analog liraglutide. We studied the effect of IDegLira versus its components on postprandial glucose (PPG) in type 2 diabetes. METHODS: In this substudy, 260 (15.6%) of the original 1663 patients with inadequate glycemic control participating in a 26-week, open-label trial (DUAL I) were randomized 2:1:1 to once-daily IDegLira, insulin degludec or liraglutide...
October 6, 2015: Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology
H W Rodbard, J B Buse, V Woo, T Vilsbøll, I H Langbakke, K Kvist, S C L Gough
AIM: To evaluate, using post hoc analyses, whether the novel combination of a basal insulin, insulin degludec, and a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist, liraglutide (IDegLira), was consistently effective in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), regardless of the stage of T2D progression. METHODS: Using data from the DUAL I extension [insulin-naïve patients uncontrolled on oral antidiabetic drugs (OADs), n = 1660, 52 weeks] and DUAL II (patients uncontrolled on basal insulin plus OADs, n = 398, 26 weeks) randomized trials, the efficacy of IDegLira was investigated with regard to measures of disease progression stage including baseline glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c), disease duration and previous insulin dose...
January 2016: Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
Christoph Kapitza, Bruce Bode, Steen Hvass Ingwersen, Lisbeth Vestergård Jacobsen, Pernille Poulsen
Insulin degludec/liraglutide (IDegLira) is a novel fixed-ratio combination of the basal insulin insulin degludec (IDeg) and liraglutide, a glucagon-like peptide-1 analog. The pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics of IDegLira were assessed versus its components. A single-dose, randomized, 4-period crossover clinical pharmacology study in healthy subjects compared the bioavailability of IDegLira with its monocomponents. Dose proportionality, covariate effects on exposure, and exposure-response for change in glycated hemoglobin were analyzed based on data from a randomized treat-to-target phase 3 study in subjects with type 2 diabetes...
December 2015: Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
S C L Gough, B W Bode, V C Woo, H W Rodbard, S Linjawi, M Zacho, P D Reiter, J B Buse
AIMS: To confirm, in a 26-week extension study, the sustained efficacy and safety of a fixed combination of insulin degludec and liraglutide (IDegLira) compared with either insulin degludec or liraglutide alone, in patients with type 2 diabetes. METHODS: Insulin-naïve adults with type 2 diabetes randomized to once-daily IDegLira, insulin degludec or liraglutide, in addition to metformin ± pioglitazone, continued their allocated treatment in this preplanned 26-week extension of the DUAL I trial...
October 2015: Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
Javier Morales, Ludwig Merker
Due to the progressive nature of type 2 diabetes (T2D), the majority of patients require increasing levels of therapy to achieve and maintain good glycemic control. At present, once patients become uncontrolled on oral antidiabetic therapies, the two primary treatment options are glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) or basal insulin, although earlier use of GLP-1RAs has also been advocated. While both of these drug classes have proven efficacy in treating T2D, there can be limitations to their use in some patients, and resistance to further treatment intensification among both patients and physicians...
May 2015: Advances in Therapy
Richard Simpson, Allen King
'IDegLira' combines insulin degludec (IDeg) with the glucagon-like peptide-1 analog liraglutide (Lira) at a ratio of 1 unit IDeg to 0.036 mg Lira. The two components have complementary therapeutic actions for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Studies have shown that combinations of basal insulin with glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists can be clinically successful, lowering elevated blood glucose with a low risk of hypoglycemia and weight gain. IDegLira is being assessed in a series of studies (two already published), which provide insights into its clinical utility in previously insulin-naive patients and those failing to achieve good glycemic control on a basal-only insulin regimen...
March 2015: Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology
Stephen C L Gough, Bruce Bode, Vincent Woo, Helena W Rodbard, Sultan Linjawi, Pernille Poulsen, Lars H Damgaard, John B Buse
BACKGROUND: A fixed-ratio combination of the basal insulin analogue insulin degludec and the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue liraglutide has been developed as a once-daily injection for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. We aimed to compare combined insulin degludec-liraglutide (IDegLira) with its components given alone in insulin-naive patients. METHODS: In this phase 3, 26-week, open-label, randomised trial, adults with type 2 diabetes, HbA1c of 7-10% (inclusive), a BMI of 40 kg/m(2) or less, and treated with metformin with or without pioglitazone were randomly assigned (2:1:1) to daily injections of IDegLira, insulin degludec, or liraglutide (1·8 mg per day)...
November 2014: Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology
John B Buse, Tina Vilsbøll, Jerry Thurman, Thomas C Blevins, Irene H Langbakke, Susanne G Bøttcher, Helena W Rodbard
OBJECTIVE: Insulin degludec/liraglutide (IDegLira) is a novel combination of insulin degludec (IDeg) and liraglutide. This trial investigated the contribution of the liraglutide component of IDegLira versus IDeg alone on efficacy and safety in patients with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: In a 26-week, double-blind trial, patients with type 2 diabetes (A1C 7.5-10.0% [58-86 mmol/mol]) on basal insulin (20-40 units) and metformin with or without sulfonylurea/glinides were randomized (1:1) to once-daily IDegLira + metformin or IDeg + metformin with titration aiming for fasting plasma glucose between 4 and 5 mmol/L...
November 2014: Diabetes Care
Ajay Kumar
INTRODUCTION: Existing pharmacological therapies with basal insulins are limited by weight gain and hypoglycemia, while those with glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists (RAs) are limited by issues of efficacy when used alone. However, when used in combination they show a complementarity of action, in terms of reducing the incidence of hypoglycemia while providing sufficient glycemic control, that might help counterbalance their individual limitations. Clinical trials have demonstrated better efficacy and safety profile of this combination...
June 2014: Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy
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