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Oral combination medications

Journal article

A randomized controlled trial of dapagliflozin plus once-weekly exenatide versus placebo in individuals with obesity and without diabetes: Metabolic effects and markers associated with bodyweight loss

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This post hoc analysis investigated the metabolic effects and baseline associations with bodyweight loss on coadministration of dapagliflozin and exenatide once weekly among adults with obesity and without diabetes [read more].
Pereira MJ et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0449-6

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01-26-2017 | Gestational diabetes | News

Combining oral agents could reduce insulin need in gestational diabetes

Glyburide and metformin are comparable treatments for gestational diabetes, and their combination reduces the need for insulin after treatment failure, results of a randomized trial suggest.

12-06-2016 | Empagliflozin/Linagliptin | News

Empagliflozin effective as add-on to dual oral therapy

The sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor empagliflozin significantly improves glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes who are already taking linagliptin and metformin, shows a randomized trial.

Themed collections

06-25-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | Themed collection | Collection

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes

An updated collection of articles focusing on the mechanism of action and clinical use of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors in patients with diabetes.

Journal articles and book chapters

05-18-2018 | Type 2 diabetes | Review | Article

Combination glucose-lowering therapy plans in T2DM: Case-based considerations

Blonde L, Dipp S, Cadena D. Adv Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s12325-018-0694-0

04-05-2018 | Oral combination medications | Review | Article

Combination treatment of SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists: Symbiotic effects on metabolism and cardiorenal risk

Goncalves E, Bell DSH. Diabetes Ther 2018; 9: 919–926. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0420-6


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