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Cardio-metabolic disorders

We have a long history of making an impact in cardio-metabolic disorders, such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

More than 60 years ago, we introduced our first cardiovascular therapy – and our scientific efforts to deeply understand cardio-metabolic disorders have continued

Cardio-metabolic disorders include cardiovascular diseases and metabolic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes. These represent some of the most serious health challenges of the 21st century.

Advancements in cardio-metabolic research can make an impactful difference for patients, and there is still much more work to be done. We strive for scientific excellence and innovation in all stages of research, from discovery through approval and afterwards.

The impact of cardio-metabolic disorders

An estimated

people worldwide die of cardiovascular disease each year

As of 2021, approximately 

adults worldwide have diabetes

Type 2 diabetes accounts for

of all diabetes worldwide

Cardiovascular disease

We continue to build on our history of innovative therapies in cardiovascular disease to help increase our understanding and help patients around the world.

We work with experts throughout the cardiovascular community to advance research that can help improve the lives of patients with cardiovascular risk.


We are proud to be part of the research team that is committed to bringing forward scientific excellence and innovation to help people with type 2 diabetes.

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