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SGLT Inhibitors

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History of the sodium-glucose co-transporter (SGLT) inhibitors by Erica Paul, PharmD, Graduate Intern University of Florida College of Pharmacy Back in the late 1800’s, a compound called phlorizin, found in the bark of apple trees, was isolated by French chemists. Since then it has been put to use in multiple …

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Endobarrier (R)

Report by Jacqueline Vogt, PharmD Candidate, UF College of Pharmacy More than one-third of adults and approximately 17% of children and adolescents in the U.S. are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey1.

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The EmPower Diabetes Emergency Plan

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ACE and Lilly Diabetes have launched the “EmPower Diabetes Emergency Plan” with comprehensive tips to help people with diabetes prepare for emergencies such as natural disasters or even extended power outages. Every patient with diabetes needs to be prepared for the unexpected.

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GLP-1 and Appetite Suppression

There has been an increased use of GLP-1 analogs in patients with diabetes over the past two years as the advent of daily dosing has made medication adherence simpler and more clinicians are comfortable with the available choices.

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