antihyperglycemic agent


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antihyperglycemic agent

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Obstetricians feared that oral antihyperglycemic agents, as an alternative to insulin therapy, could cause adverse pregnancy outcomes, particularly congenital anomalies and metabolic complications.
Metformin is the only antihyperglycemic agent that has been shown to have a beneficial effect on the plasma lipid profile.
2] inadequately controlled on current diabetes therapy participated in a 26-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of INVOKANA in combination with current diabetes treatment (diet or antihyperglycemic agent therapy, with 95% of patients on insulin and/or sulfonylurea).
Although some antihyperglycemic agents may have extraglycemic benefits, many patients will be using other agents for comorbid conditions such as hypertension and dyslipidemia.
Because matching the dose of insulin to patient needs based on dietary intake, activity levels, and other variables can be difficult, the use of insulin often requires frequent dose adjustments, variable dosing, and more frequent blood glucose monitoring than is required for other antihyperglycemic agents.
Recent studies that confirm the cardiovascular benefit of some antihyperglycemic agents are shaping the newest therapeutic recommendations for patients with type 2 diabetes and comorbid atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Meta-analysis of studies examining medication adherence, persistence, and discontinuation of oral antihyperglycemic agents in type 2 diabetes.
We round things off with our continuing education series on the role that sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors, a new class of antihyperglycemic agents in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, plays in the kidneys.