Overview of Medications for Type 2 Diabetes

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 Endocrinologist, goes over the first line and second line medications available today for the treatment of diabetes.

 Endocrinologist, goes over the first line and second line medications available today for the treatment of diabetes.

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Featuring Dr. Loren Grossman, MD, FRCPC, FACP, Endocrinologist

Duration: 5 minutes, 51 seconds

For more information, patients should speak to their family doctor, or speak to their diabetes nurse educator or endocrinologist.

Presenter: Dr. Loren Grossman, Endocrinologist, Toronto, ON

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Quiz: Do You Understand Overview of Medications for Type 2 Diabetes? ( 2 participated.)

Test your knowledge by answering the following questions:

Questions
 
True
False
1

Insulin was discovered in the 1920s.

2

DPP-4 inhibitors are used for second-line treatment for diabetes.

3

DPP-4 inhibitors are fine if a patient has a history of pancreatitis.

4

SGLT-2 inhibitors tend to promote weight gain.

5

There are newer medications that have come out that can be injected once a week.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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