Empagliflozin Outcome on Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Cardiovascular, and Renal Events
Nov 3, 2020
Editor: David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
Author: Tarshay Boyd, PharmD. Candidate, LECOM School of Pharmacy
The unique benefits of using empagliflozin need to be considered when determining treatments for type 2 patients.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a significant sleep disorder prevalent in patients with obesity, and it is known to occur in patients with type 2 diabetes. Reduction in airflow occurs when the upper airway collapses. This study aimed to evaluate the impact of empagliflozin on OSA, cardiovascular events, and renal factors in type 2 diabetes patients. As stated by the authors, there is no randomized controlled trial for SGLT2 inhibitors evaluating OSA outcomes.
This study's objective was to determine the effects of empagliflozin on OSA events and results on metabolic, cardiovascular, and renal outcomes, as seen in patients with or without OSA in a randomized controlled trial of participants with type 2 diabetes....
Agreement to pay later is required for access to the full text of this article. You will be charged only after your use reaches $5.00 (US) of site content. The costs of producing a newsletter like Diabetes in Control have been increasing, which is why we are asking our readers to help support our ability to continue to bring you quality information about diabetes through charging a minimal price to read certain articles. Thank you for helping to support Diabetes in Control.