Overview of Medications for Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Loren Grossman, MD, FRCPC, FACP, Endocrinologist, goes over the first line and second line medications available today for the treatment of diabetes.

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Dr. Loren Grossman, MD, FRCPC, FACP, 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

Local Practitioners: Endocrinologist

Quiz: Do You Understand Overview of Medications for Type 2 Diabetes? ( 1 participated.)

Test your knowledge by answering the following questions:

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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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