Rapidly enrolled 141 patients in less than four months
Large study will compare A1c from baseline to 17 weeks for adults when switching from injectable insulin or pumps to inhaled insulin (Afrezza® (insulin human) Inhalation Powder)
Initial standardized meal data from INHALE-3 on target for presenting in 1Q 2024 followed by primary endpoint analysis in 2Q 2024
DANBURY, Conn. and WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Nov. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq: MNKD), a company focused on the development and commercialization of inhaled therapeutic products and devices for patients with endocrine and orphan lung diseases, announced today that it has fully enrolled patients in INHALE-3, a Phase 4 clinical trial evaluating inhaled insulin (combined with basal insulin) versus usual care in adults living with type 1 diabetes.
“We are excited to see the high level of engagement by INHALE-3 investigators, study staff, and subjects across 19 sites nationwide,” said Dr. Kevin Kaiserman, Senior Vice President, Clinical Development and Medical Affairs for MannKind Corporation. “This was a rapid enrollment process, and we are looking forward to sharing results in 2024.”
INHALE-3 is a 17-week randomized controlled trial with a 13-week extension. The study will randomly assign participants over 18 years of age with T1D who are using Multiple Daily Injections (MDI), an automated insulin delivery (AID) system, or a pump without automation to either continue their usual care or adopt an insulin regimen of a daily basal injection plus Afrezza at mealtimes. Both arms will utilize continuous glucose monitoring to assess mealtime control and A1c levels. More information on the study is available at: ClinicalTrials.gov(NCT05904743).
MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq: MNKD) focuses on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutic products and devices to address serious unmet medical needs for those living with endocrine and orphan lung diseases.
We are committed to using our formulation capabilities and device engineering prowess to lessen the burden of diseases such as diabetes, pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) lung disease. Our signature technologies – dry-powder formulations and inhalation devices – offer rapid and convenient delivery of medicines to the deep lung where they can exert an effect locally or enter the systemic circulation.
With a passionate team of Mannitarians collaborating nationwide, we are on a mission to give people control of their health and the freedom to live life.
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