Company news: Eli Lilly

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Eli Lilly said its Phase III AWARD trials for its weekly dulaglutide GLP-1 drug, in testing for type 2 diabetes,  met primary efficacy endpoints and demonstrated superiority for HbA1c lowering over exenatide and metformin. The most frequently reported adverse events were gastrointestinal-related and consistent with prior studies, said the company. A number of additional studies are ongoing as part of the AWARD battery.
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