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Hoops, hoopla, big ideas and diabetes

This article was originally published in Scrip

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Perhaps only a man who inherited an enthusiasm for peptides could, without a trace of irony, cast diabetes drug development as the work of a pastry chef. But for David Solomon, the son of a peptide devotee, mixed metaphors and stretched comparisons are simply the spray thrown up by his unbridled enthusiasm for his chosen trade, that of basketball coach to GLP-1 receptor agonist developer Zealand Pharma.

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