Wegovy Label Update; Jardiance Receives EMPA-KIDNEY Approval in EU; Glucotrack Announces Positive Implantable CGM Data; Thane Wettig Succeeds Enrique Conterno as Fibrogen CEO

Four cardiometabolic-related news items have been observed: The Wegovy US label has been updated to include 1.7mg as a second maintenance dose in addition to the 2.4mg dose (view label); BI/Lilly announced the European Commission (EC) approved Jardiance for the treatment of adults with CKD (view press release); Glucotrack announced positive results from the feasibility study for its implantable CGM (view press release); and Fibrogen announced the resignation of Enrique Conterno, with Thane Wettig taking over as interim CEO (view press release). Below, FENIX provides highlights and insights on the respective news items, including insight into Novo’s potential rationale for adding another Wegovy maintenance dose.

About The Author

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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