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Zealand Pharma finishes phase III enrollment

All patients have been found for a phase III study of a potential hyperinsulinism treatment for children, reports Zealand Pharma.

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Zealand Pharma has announced that recruitment for an upcoming phase III study with a drug candidate, dasiglucagon, designed to treat infants up to 12 months of age with congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI), has been completed, a company press release reports.

The rare pediatric condition leads to increased insulin levels due to a genetic defect in insulin producing cells, resulting in recurrent low blood sugar levels throughout childhood. Existing treatments are ”limited, complex and may be insufficient,” the statement reads.

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