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SGLT2 inhibitors

Browse the latest news, expert commentary, and educational content on the SGLT2 inhibitor medication class.


Piggy bank balancing on seesaw over a bottle of pills

10-04-2022 | Healthcare costs | News

First-line SGLT2 inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists ‘not cost effective’

The authors of a modeling study say that the price of SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists would need to fall “by at least 70%” for them to be cost effective as first-line treatments in the USA.

Doctor holds in his hands the kidney concept

09-01-2022 | Metformin | News

People with type 2 diabetes and CKD missing out on renoprotective drugs

People with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease are substantially less likely to initiate SGLT2 inhibitors than those with normal kidney function, despite their proven renoprotective benefits, research shows.

Clinician holding a clear tablet with a heart image - cardiovascular research concept

08-31-2022 | Heart failure | News

‘Strikingly consistent’ evidence for SGLT2 inhibitor benefits across the spectrum of heart failure

SGLT2 inhibitors reduce the risk for adverse outcomes in a broad range of patients with heart failure, suggest findings from a meta-analysis of five randomized placebo-controlled trials.

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SGLT2 inhibitors and finerenone for kidney disease treatment

Ian de Boer joins Amrit Lamba to discuss how these medications will influence the treatment of kidney disease in people with DKD.

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SGLT2 inhibitor use in type 2 diabetes management

Learn about prescribing these medications with guidance from the Improving Diabetes Steering Committee.

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  • » Translating SGLT2 inhibitor cardiovascular evidence into practice
  • » This content is intended only for UK healthcare providers and was made possible by educational funding provided by Napp Pharmaceuticals Ltd.