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a hormone secreted by the pancreas

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The GlucaGen HypoKit is fully portable and can be used wherever it is needed, in any setting.
GlucaGen HypoKit is an emergency kit consisting of a syringe prefilled with sterile water for mixing and a vial of GlucaGen powder.
Making GlucaGen available to people living with diabetes in a non- hospital setting addresses a huge unmet medical need because a vast majority of patients on insulin therapy do not currently own a glucagon emergency kit," said Peter Aurup, M.
GlucaGen was the first recombinant glucagon approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for use as a diagnostic aid during radiological examinations and for the treatment of severe hypoglycemia in patients with diabetes treated with insulin.
Under terms of the contract, Bedford Laboratories will be responsible for promoting, marketing, distributing and selling GlucaGen in the US, including Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.
As a genetically engineered product, GlucaGen eliminates the risk of acquiring bovine spongiform encephalitis, from glucagon therapy, a potential risk from animal-derived glucagon.
Novo Nordisk first launched GlucaGen in 1992 outside of the United States and now markets the product in 25 countries throughout the world.