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The effect of semaglutide versus sitagliptin as add-on therapy for type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Apr 13, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to compare the effects of adding semaglutide versus sitagliptin onto metformin with or without a sulfonylurea in type 2 diabetes (T2D). The main finding was that adding 7mg or 14mg semaglutide on to metformin/sulphonylurea therapy showed greater improvements in blood sugar control compared to sitagliptin. Some...

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Looking for patients with type 2 diabetes to test a new treatment tirzepatide

Posted by on Feb 27, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness of tirzepatide compared to insulin glargine in patients with type 2 diabetes who are also at high risk for heart disease. The main outcome to be measured will be a change in HbA1c (a blood test that measures average blood sugar levels in the past 3 months) over 52 weeks. The details In type 2...

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Searching for patients with type 2 diabetes to test the effectiveness of the drug semaglutide compared to other standard treatments

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study is to test the effectiveness of semaglutide (Ozempic) in the treatment of type 2 diabetes compared to other currently used treatments. The main outcome to be measured is the change in HbA1c (blood test measuring blood sugar control over 3 months). This study is being conducted in the United States. The details...

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Looking for young people with type 2 diabetes to try dapagliflozin and saxagliptin

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 3 clinical trial is investigating the safety and effectiveness of dapagliflozin (Forxiga) and saxagliptin (Onglyza) in young people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The main outcome to be measured will be change in HbA1c (measures average blood glucose over the last 3 months) after 6 months of treatment. The details Dapagliflozin...

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Investigating a combination of ertugliflozin and sitagliptin in people with type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of ertugliflozin (Steglatro) plus sitagliptin (Januvia), compared to either drug used alone, in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It was determined that the combination was better at controlling blood glucose levels, without increasing the risk of side effects. Some background...

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Does autoinjected exenatide suspension improve blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes on metformin therapy?

Posted by on Aug 26, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study assessed the safety and effectiveness of a new formulation of exenatide compared to sitaglipitin in patients with sub-optimal blood sugar control taking metformin. This study concluded that exenatide reduced blood sugar levels over 3 months more effectively than sitaglipitin.  Some background There are many blood...

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