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Bristol-Myers, AstraZeneca to present 33 abstracts at ADA Scientific Sessions

AstraZeneca (AZN) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) announced that 33 abstracts on the companies’ research in diabetes have been accepted for presentation at the 73rd Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association in Chicago, June 21-25. The data include studies from five marketed products as well as dapagliflozin, an investigational compound in the U.S., currently approved for use in the European Union, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico. Key presentations include: the first presentation of Phase IIa pilot data exploring the use of dapagliflozin in adult patients with type 1 diabetes; four-year data examining the durability of dapagliflozin vs. glipizide as add-on therapies in patients with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled on metformin; study evaluating the efficacy and tolerability of saxagliptin in patients with type 2 diabetes and a history of cardiovascular disease; three-year data from a study examining the effect of exenatide once weekly on sustained glycemic control and weight compared with insulin glargine; and Phase IV study examining glycemic control, weight, and hypoglycemia with exenatide compared to mealtime administration of rapid-acting analog insulin.