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Accession Number PB2013-103096
Title Comparing Medications for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. Clinician Research Summary.
Publication Date Jun 2011
Media Count 8p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract A systematic review of 166 clinical studies published between January 1966 and April 2010 examined the comparative effectiveness, benefits, and adverse effects of available monotherapy and two-drug combinations of medications for adults with type 2 diabetes. The review did not cover treatment of type 1 diabetes or gestational diabetes nor does it review evidence regarding the effectiveness of diet, exercise, and weight loss. This summary is provided to inform discussions with patients of options and to assist in decisionmaking along with consideration of a patients values and preferences. However, reviews of evidence should not be construed to represent clinical recommendations or guidelines.
Keywords Adults
Adverse effects
Blood-glucose levels
Clinical studies
Product Source: AHRQ

Source Agency National Center for Health Services Research
NTIS Subject Category 57E - Clinical Medicine
57F - Cytology, Genetics, & Molecular Biology
57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
Corporate Author Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD. Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice Center.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1308
Contract Number AHRQ-290-02-0018

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