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A simple twist enhances Novo Nordisk's next-generation FlexPen

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Executive Summary

Novo Nordiskhas announced a number of enhancements to its FlexPen prefilled insulin injection device, which includes a simple twist mechanism to attach and detach needles. This makes it the first pen device able to use a new generation of needles, the company says. Other changes include the need for less force to inject oneself, a single dose-setting mechanism, and a non-medical appearance. FlexPen is the most widely used prefilled insulin device in the world, the company notes.




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