Meta-analysis finds antidiabetic drugs lower glucose similarly when added to metformin in type 2 diabetes mellitus

May 2010
Formulary;May2010, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p146
Academic Journal
The article discusses research into the efficacy of noninsulin antidiabetic drugs in lowering blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Clinicians have called into question the diabetes treatment guidelines from the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetics. Research has found that different classes of hypoglycemics including thiazolidinediones and glinides, when used in combination with metformin, can effectively lower blood glucose.


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