Clinical considerations on the use of premixed insulin analogues for type 2 diabetes. Effect on A1c levels, postprandial glucose levels. Comparison with oral diabetes drugs.
From the AHRQ newsletter, December 18, 2008, Issue # 2. Comparative Effectiveness Review. Premixed Insulin Analogues for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Premixed insulin preparations are an alternative that may permit a smaller number of daily insulin injections. Although oral diabetes medicines are used as first-line treatments in patients with type 2 diabetes, insulin is […]
Below is a transcript of the latest statement (December 2008) published on Diabetes Care about the role of metformin in the medical management of hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes. Metformin In most of the world, metformin is the only biguanide available. Its major effect is to decrease hepatic glucose output and lower fasting glycemia. Typically, […]