EXenatide Study of Cardiovascular Event Lowering
DTU Director gives plenary lecture at East Meets West Symposium in Hong Kong
Professor Rury Holman gave an invited plenary lecture in Hong Kong on Sunday 1st October 2017 at the 19th East Meets West Symposium focussing on Diabetes & Cardiovascular Risk Factors. His lecture, entitled "Updates on recent cardiovascular outcome studies in diabetes - from ACE to EXSCEL", reprised the key findings from the ACE trial and EXSCEL, first presented at the EASD in Lisbon on September 13th and 14th 2017 respectively.
EXSCEL primary results presented at the 53rd EASD annual meeting in Lisbon
Diabetes is a widespread and increasing problem currently affecting 30.3 million Americans, 4.5 million people living in the United Kingdom, and 422 million people worldwide. In 2015, an estimated 1.6 million deaths worldwide were directly caused by diabetes....
EXSCEL launches outside the US
The EXenatide Study of Cardiovascular Event Lowering (EXSCEL) trial was successfully launched outside of the US in May this year, with four Investigator Meetings conducted in May and June in order to initiate sites.
The first of those investigator meetings took place in Sydney, Australia on 4th May and was closely followed by a meeting in Hong Kong on 6th May for sites in Asia-Pacific....
First patient enrolled
The first patient was enrolled in the study on the 18th June 2010.