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This is a multicenter, randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled study to assess the effects on glucose control of AC2993 as compared to placebo in patients with type 2 diabetes. Patients will be randomized into one of two AC2993 treatment arms or to placebo treatment and will continue with their required existing diabetes medication (sulfonylurea) throughout the study.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Diabetes Mellitus, Non-Insulin-Dependent
AC2993 (synthetic exendin-4)
Pinnacle Research Group
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:56:00-0400
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