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New Farxiga hHF Post-MI Study (DAPA-MI) Receives Fast Track Designation; Abbott and J&J Q2 ’20 Earnings Updates; Dexcom G6 Temporary Approval in Pregnancy by Health Canada

A series of diabetes-related news has been observed: AstraZeneca announced it received Fast Track designation for Farxiga to reduce the risk of hospitalization for heart failure following an acute MI based on the new DAPA-MI study, JNJ (press release; slides) and Abbott (press release) hosted their Q2 ’20 earnings calls, and Dexcom announced Health Canada provided temporary approval for use of G6 in pregnant women in response to COVID-19. Below, FENIX provides a comparative analysis of DAPA-MI relative to BI/Lilly’s EMPACT-MI study as well as highlights and insights from the other news items, notably Abbott’s commentary on Libre 2 and Libre 3.

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Matthew Maryniak

President of Fenix Group International

Matthew has been a thought leader in the high-growth therapeutic areas of diabetes and cardiovascular medicine since 2006, making regular attendance at large and small CV/met scientific meetings and an architect of novel methods for assessing market opportunities. He has over a decade of experience in leading CV/met consulting engagements, is a published author in PM360 and Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, and has been quoted in The Pink Sheet on anti-thrombotics.

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