Victoza vs. Byetta in type 2 diabetes

In LEAD-6 trial, about 500 patients with type 2 diabetes were followed for 26 weeks. Participants were randomized to receive either Victoza 1.8 mg once daily or Byetta 10 mcg twice daily. Results indicated relative superiority of Victoza over Byetta as shown by improved A1c (-Δ1.1% vs -Δ0.8%) and better convenience and tolerability.