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Sharpening Victoza's edge, Novo touts data in trial against Januvia, Byetta

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Novo Nordisk ($NVO) racked up another set of positive data for its diabetes drug Victoza. The GLP-1 agonist bested Merck's ($MRK) Januvia and Amylin Pharmaceuticals' ($AMLN) Byetta once again, this time by helping more patients push their blood sugar levels below a target of 7%. The Danish drugmaker has been working to sharpen Victoza's edge in the fast-growing diabetes market. Report