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New Type 2 Treatment?

Would you be interested in learning about a program that can determine the best individual treatments for patients with type 2, based on what the patient can afford using their insurance? Follow the link to see how your colleagues responded.

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Considering Medication Costs

A 47-year-old patient returns for a follow-up visit. He currently takes metformin 2000 mg daily, but is not achieving his glycemic target of A1C <7 %. His current A1C is 8.0%. You would like to add a second medication to his regimen, however, he voices concern that he is no longer covered by any health insurance and is worried about how to pay for his medications. Taking his concern into consideration, what drug would you add to metformin? A. DPP-4 inhibitor B. Thiazolidine C. Sulfonylurea D. Meglitinide E. SGLT2 Inhibitor F. GLP-1 Agonists Follow the link to see the answer.

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Richard Pratley Current Interview

Richard E. Pratley, MD serves as the Medical Director of the Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute. He is also a senior scientist at the Florida Hospital /Sanford- Burnham Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes and a professor at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona.

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Richard Pratley Transcript

In this Exclusive Interview transcript, Dr. Richard Pratley talks with Diabetes in Control Publisher Steve Freed during the AACE meeting about the treatment of obesity in people with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, as well as the need for more aggressive prediabetes treatment.

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