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SGLT-2 Therapy Center

Diabetes in Control is pleased to provide you with the latest insights and information on the Sodium-Dependent Glucose Transporter Two (SGLT-2) drug class to help optimize your practice. We hope you’ll benefit from the insights and share them with your colleagues. Thanks for all you’re doing to improve your patients’ lives and longevity!

Make the Goal Personal to Motivate

Male, 66 years of age, type 2 diabetes, class III obesity, peripheral neuropathy, multiple toe amputations, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and, most importantly, a 2-year-old granddaughter. Patient taking 100 units long-acting insulin, sulfonylurea, metformin, beta blocker, and statin. Checks glucose once in a while; in the 200 to 270 range when checks. A1C 9.3%.

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What Do You Attribute The Change To?

56-year-old man, type 2 diabetes, had been prescribed SGLT-2 to lower his glucose levels. He had been taking an SGLT-2 for the past two years. His A1C, blood pressure and weight were elevated since the last visit 3 months ago. When asked if he was doing anything different, he said he had read articles and seen on TV about these types of medications causing heart disease, so he stopped taking his.

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