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09-05-2018 | Heart failure | News

Network meta-analysis backs SGLT2 inhibitors for heart failure prevention

The results of a network meta-analysis offer strong support for use of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors to prevent heart failure (HF) in patients with type 2 diabetes.

06-26-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | ADA 2018 | News

Dapagliflozin plus saxagliptin regimen shows promise for poorly controlled type 2 diabetes

Dapagliflozin plus saxagliptin offers a realistic alternative to both insulin and glimepiride in patients with type 2 diabetes poorly controlled by metformin, show two studies presented at the ADA’s 78th Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Florida, USA.

04-17-2018 | Medications | News

Modern antidiabetic medications ranked for survival benefits

A network meta-analysis published in JAMA offers indirect comparisons of the survival benefits associated with use of the most recent antidiabetic agents.

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01-13-2017 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Editorial | Article

Clinical implications of cardiovascular outcomes trials in type 2 diabetes

What do the results of CVOTs mean for practicing clinicians? Medicine Matters contributor, Carol Wysham reviews the latest evidence and guidelines for reducing CV risk in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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01-15-2018 | Type 1 diabetes | Hot topic review | Article

What do we know about adjunct non-insulin medications in type 1 diabetes?

medwireNews outlines which medications have so far been tested as adjunct treatments for type 1 diabetes and summarizes the key trial data showing their benefits or otherwise.

Journal articles and book chapters

08-16-2018 | DPP-4 inhibitors | Review | Article

Safety and efficacy of DPP4 inhibitor and basal insulin in type 2 diabetes: An updated review and challenging clinical scenarios

Gomez-Peralta F et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0488-z

06-21-2018 | Hypoglycemia | Review | Article

Hypoglycemia among patients with type 2 diabetes: Epidemiology, risk factors, and prevention strategies

Silbert R et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 53. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1018-0

06-05-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Review | Article

Comparative cardiovascular outcomes in the era of novel anti-diabetic agents: A comprehensive network meta-analysis of 166,371 participants from 170 randomized controlled trials

Zhuang X et al. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 79. doi: 10.1186/s12933-018-0722-z

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