On Air Now

Listen

Listen Live Now » 94.1 FM Jackson, Michigan

Weather

Current Conditions(Holt,MI 48842)

More Weather »
61° Feels Like: 61°
Wind: SE 0 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

PM Thunderstorms 84°

Tonight

Thunderstorms 69°

Tomorrow

Scattered Thunderstorms 84°

Alerts

Sanofi wins diabetes drug approval in Japan

PARIS (Reuters) - French drugmaker Sanofi said it won approval from the Japanese government for its Lyxumia drug for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes in combination with basal insulin.

Lyxumia is part of a new class of diabetes treatments called GLP-1 analogues which prompt the body to release insulin when a diabetic's blood sugar level climbs too high.

Lyxumia is now approved in Mexico, the European Union, Australia and Japan, Sanofi said in a statement on Friday. A new drug application for lixisenatide in the United States is currently being reviewed, it added.

(Reporting by James Regan; Editing by Dominique Vidalon)

Comments