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Second half of Zealand Pharma's congenital hyperinsulinism study data revealed at conference

The biotech company has now presented all top-line data from a two-part phase III study, demonstrating that dasiglucagon can reduce the duration of low blood sugar episodes.

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Zealand Pharma’s dasiglucagon, a glucagon analog designed treat congenital hyperinsulinism, CHI, has demonstrated a statistical significant reduction in the duration of low blood sugar episodes known as hypoglycemia that characterize the disease, the company reveals in an announcement.

These top-line results come from the second part of a phase III study of dasiglucagon, where Zealand Pharma tested the drug over 21 days in infants with CHI, and were presented at the annual European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) meeting, held in Rome in mid-September.

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