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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Research and News: Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder. Though most commonly diagnosed in the elderly, younger adults and even children are increasingly subject to the disease. 9.4% of the US population has Type 2 diabetes or about 30 million Americans. Approximately 95% of all adults diagnosed with diabetes have Type 2. New tools, techniques and treatments can help you improve outcomes for your Type 2 diabetes patients.

Joslin’s Diabetes Deskbook, Updated 2nd Ed., Excerpt #51: Pharmacotherapy of Type 2 Diabetes, Part 10

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Richard S. Beaser, MD Medications that Increase Insulin Secretion: SULFONYLUREAS CLASS SUMMARY: Action: Insulin secretagogues. Initial effects are to increase insulin secretory capacity. With establishment of long-term glucose control, this increase may not persist and other extrapancreatic effects, either direct or indirect, may also occur. Required for efficacy: Some remaining …

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