Experimental: SC semaglutide
Participants receive a once weekly, subcutaneous, Semaglutide injection for 16 weeks in addition to the participants background metformin monotherapy. The participants in this arm will begin at a 0.25 mg dose during the randomization visit, at week 4 this will be escalated to a 0.5 mg dose and at week 8 it will be escalated again to a 1.0 mg dose if tolerable by the participant. If the participant cannot tolerate the 0.25 mg dose at randomization or the 0.5 mg dose at week 4 they will be withdrawn from the study.
Semaglutide 1.34 mg/mL solution for injection in 1.5 mL pre-filled PDS290 pen-injector provided by Novo Nordisk.
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