Semaglutide, a new GLP-1 analog for T2D, showed significant and clinically meaningful HbA1c and body weight (BW) reductions across the SUSTAIN clinical trial program. This post-hoc analysis of the phase 3b SUSTAIN 7 trial evaluated once-weekly subcutaneous semaglutide 0.5 mg vs. dulaglutide 0.75 mg and semaglutide 1.0 mg vs. dulaglutide 1.5 mg by baseline (BL) HbA1c subgroups in subjects with T2D.

At week 40, improvements in HbA1c (Figure 1) and BW were similar or favored semaglutide vs. dulaglutide across subgroups (p-value for interaction: HbA1c, p=0.02; BW, p>0.05); estimated treatment effects were similar or favored semaglutide. More subjects with BL HbA1c >9% achieved HbA1c targets with semaglutide vs. dulaglutide (Figure 2).

Semaglutide was associated with similar or greater HbA1c and BW reductions vs. dulaglutide in all subjects regardless of BL HbA1c.

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