Two diabetes medications do not slow progression of type 2 diabetes in youth


eMediNexus    26 June 2018

In youth with impaired glucose tolerance or recent-onset type 2 diabetes, neither initial treatment with long-acting insulin followed by metformin, nor metformin alone preserved the ability of the body to make insulin, according to results of a study published online June 25, 2018 in Diabetes Care. The RISE Pediatric Medication Study found that beta cell function declined in both groups during treatment and worsened after treatment ended.

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