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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  

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  

Catching the pre-diabetics or those with impaired glucose tolerance, early enough and giving them a regimen of diet, exercise and anti diabetic drugs, will increase their insulin sensitivity, preserve their β cells of the pancreas and delay onset of type 2 diabetes. Here is a study. Team@CMHF

Don’t be done in by diabetes

Posted by: admin on: March 2, 2012

World Diabetes Day is observed on November 14, and calls upon those managing diabetes to understand the condition, know the risks, and take control. With India heading to be the world no 1 in Diabetes prevalence we as doctors need to know how to manage as well as educate our diabetic patients. Here is an […]

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