Dulaglutide Provides CVD Protection with or without Metformin
Sep 29, 2020
Editor: David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
Author: Shadrielle Robbins, PharmD Candidate, South College School of Pharmacy
Data from the REWIND trial suggest that dulaglutide has cardioprotective properties.
Cardiovascular events in individuals with type 2 diabetes are approximately twice as prevalent as in individuals without type 2 diabetes. Data from the REWIND trial suggest that dulaglutide has cardioprotective properties.
The study aimed to analyze the cardiovascular benefit of dulaglutide in patients with type 2 diabetes, regardless of whether the patient has been on metformin therapy. The REWIND trial was a multicentered, randomized, double-blinded trial. The Cox regression model was also used. This model is used to show the probability of a particular event to occur at a specific time....
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