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A practical guide to oral glucose-lowering therapies for type 2 diabetes

Publication date: Wednesday, 29 February 2012
Contributor(s): Jane Diggle

Effective management of type 2 diabetes requires tight control of blood glucose levels to prevent long-term complications. Recently a number of new oral therapies have become available to help patients achieve this goal. This article provides information on how each agent works, how these different agents may be used, and the side-effects to look out for.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 9, Number 1, Jan-Feb-Mar 2012
Print edition page(s): 27-32
Contributor(s): Jane Diggle

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