Degludec fares better than glargine in glucose control

04/23/2012 | Medical News Today

Type 2 diabetes patients who took insulin degludec showed lower rates of overall hypoglycemic episodes per year than their counterparts who received insulin glargine, according to two Phase III studies in The Lancet. Researchers also found that patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who were on degludec treatment had a 25% reduction in nocturnal hypoglycemia rates compared with those who took glargine.

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