Isis Pharmaceuticals reports final Phase 2 data on ISIS-GCGR Rx Isis Pharmaceuticals announced the final results from its Phase 2 study of ISIS-GCGRRx in patients with type 2 diabetes uncontrolled on stable metformin therapy. In this study, patients in the per protocol population treated with ISIS-GCGRRx in addition to metformin achieved absolute mean reduction in hemoglobin A1c of up to 2.25 percentage points from baseline after only 13 weeks of treatment. Patients receiving placebo had an 0.25 percentage point reduction in HbA1c. In this study, more than half of the PP patients achieved an HbA1c level of less than or equal to 7.0 percent. PP patients treated with ISIS-GCGRRx in this study also achieved a mean reduction of up to 74.9 Ámol/L in fructosamine. In addition, in these patients a mean increase in total GLP-1 of up to 19.97 pmol/L was observed.