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Clinical trial results for oral insulin show promise

October 25, 2014

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. recently announced positive clinical results from its phase 2a clinical trial of ORMD-0801, oral insulin capsules, to treat type 1 diabetes, according to a press release.

The safety and effectiveness of ORMD-0801 given before meals were evaluated by a prospective, randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial among 25 patients with type 1 diabetes. Results indicated that oral insulin was safe and well tolerated for the dosing regimen in the study.

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Michael H. Davidson, MD, discusses PCSK9 as a target of therapy

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Achievement of target LDL particle number leads to fewer CV events

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