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A new class of drug in the diabetes toolbox

The DAWN and SEED trials demonstrate the potential of glucokinase activators for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but how they fit in the overall treatment algorithm remains to be determined.

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Fig. 1: Positioning dorzagliatin in future treatment paradigms.

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K.R.K. and J.B.B. have worked with vTv Therapeutics, the developers of the GKA TTP-399, as investigators and collaborators without direct financial benefit. J.B.B. has provided consultation to Novo Nordisk, with fees paid to the University of North Carolina; has grant support from Dexcom, NovaTarg, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, Tolerion and vTv Therapeutics; is a consultant with personal compensation from Alkahest, Altimmune, Anji, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer-Ingelheim, CeQur, Cirius Therapeutics Inc., Dasman Diabetes Center (Kuwait), Eli Lilly, Fortress Biotech, GentiBio, Glycadia, Glyscend, Janssen, Mediflix, Medscape, Mellitus Health, Pendulum Therapeutics, Praetego, Stability Health, Valo and Zealand Pharma; and has received stock options from Glyscend, Mellitus Health, Pendulum Therapeutics, PhaseBio, Praetego and Stability Health.

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Klein, K.R., Buse, J.B. A new class of drug in the diabetes toolbox. Nat Med 28, 901–902 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-022-01783-6

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