Type 2 diabetes

Sulphonylureas no longer favoured as second line therapy in T2D

Second line therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes should favour newer agents over addition of a sulphonylurea to metformin, an observational study suggests. In a three year follow-up of patients with T2D initiating second‐line glucose‐lowering therapy, metformin in combination with a DPP‐4 inhibitor, an SGLT‐2 inhibitor or a GLP‐1 receptor agonist showed significant benefits ...

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