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SGLT2 Inhibitors Article Archives

January 2015

A New Class of Oral Medications

Drugs known as sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors, or SGLT2 inhibitors, are a new class of oral medications that are used for treating patients with type 2 diabetes. These medications have been approved since 2013, and they are to be taken once a day to help the kidneys lower glucose levels in the blood. Their use has been associated with improved glycemic control, weight loss, and lowering the risk of hypoglycemia.

comments 0 comments - Posted Jan 12, 2015

January 2014

Assessing a New Class of Type 2 Drugs

The name alone is a mouthful. Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors are one of the newest class of drugs meant to treat type 2 diabetes, but you can be forgiven if the name doesn't trip lightly off your tongue. The conspicuously vowel-free abbreviation--SGLT2--isn't much better.

comments 0 comments - Posted Jan 30, 2014

Diabetes Health: Crossword Puzzle Solution for #7

Every Sunday, a new crossword puzzle will appear on diabeteshealth.com

comments 0 comments - Posted Jan 12, 2014

June 2013

FDA Approves Invokana, a New Type 2 Drug

A new, first-in-its-class drug for type 2 diabetes has just been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Invokana works by blocking re-absorption of glucose by the kidneys and stimulating urination, which removes glucose from the bloodstream.

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