Drugs show efficacy in patients with type 2 diabetes, ESRD

02/1/2013 | Renal and Urology News

Sitagliptin therapy led to a 0.72% reduction in mean A1C levels at 54 weeks, while glipizide treatment resulted in an 0.87% decrease among type 2 diabetes patients with end-stage renal disease who require dialysis, according to a study in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Researchers also found the incidence rates of symptomatic hypoglycemia were 6.3% in the sitagliptin group and 10.8% in the glipizide group.

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