Glyscend Therapeutics' early data show polymer mimics benefits of surgery in type 2 diabetes, obesity
Glyscend Therapeutics released topline data for its polymer targeting type 2 diabetes and obesity today, with the hopes the candidate will have the same effects as bariatric surgery without complications from the invasive standard-of-care procedures.
The oral gut-targeting polymer, dubbed GLY-200, showed significant and clinically relevant reductions in glucose after eating and a decrease in body weight and food intake in the 51 participants in the company’s Phase IIa trial. Patients took either the polymer or a placebo twice daily for 14 days.
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