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Physicians in 35% of cases involving more than 250,000 newly diagnosed diabetes patients did not follow the American Diabetes Association/European Association for the Study of Diabetes consensus guidelines for recommended treatment, according to a new CVS Caremark study. -Team@CMHF  

Diabetes Treatment Should Start With Metformin

Posted by: admin on: March 22, 2012

Metformin should be the first drug of choice in oral therapy for type 2 diabetics who don’t respond to diet and lifestyle changes, according to a new guideline. -Team@CMHF

Metformin best choice to start treatment of DM2

Posted by: admin on: March 21, 2012

A new guideline from the American College of Physicians recommends that metformin – a tried and true diabetes medication – should be the first drug of choice for type 2 diabetes when changes to diet and lifestyle fail. -Team@CMHF  

Physicians should prescribe oral metformin as a first-line therapy for most patients with type 2 diabetes, as well as for those whose blood sugar cannot be controlled with diet, exercise, and weight loss, according to new guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP). -Team@CMHF  

Metformin should be the initial drug for most patients with type 2 diabetes refractory to lifestyle modifications, with a second drug added if needed, according to a new clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians (ACP) -Team@CMHF  


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