Lower mortality with SGLT2 inhibitors, GLP-1 agonists than DPP-IV inhibitors in diabetes
9 monthes ago - By Healio
Sean L. Zheng
Among patients with type 2 diabetes, the use of SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists is associated with lower risk for all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality vs. DPP-IV inhibitors, according to a systematic review of randomized controlled trials published in JAMA.
“Doctors are now presented with many treatment options for their patients with type 2 diabetes,” Sean L. Zheng, BM BCh, MA, MRCP, told Endocrine Today. “The focus of diabetes management has been the reduction of glycated hemoglobin levels. Recent research suggests that some of
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Artificial Pancreas 'Safe' for Treating Type 1 Diabetes
9 monthes ago - By Medindia Health
An artificial pancreas device systems is a smartphone-sized device that helps measure blood sugar levels and is found to be a safe and effective treatment approach for people with type 1 diabetes.
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