Why do they make diabetes drug names so hard to remember?
I think I’m not the only GP to struggle with getting my mind around the endless new classes of diabetes medications. I hope I’m not.
GLP-1-RAs, SGLT-2s, DPP4s ... something, something 5s.
There are so many of them. They all have complex acronyms.
Just when insulin therapy got simpler, oral hypoglycaemics and the non-insulin injectables got more numerous, and more complicated.
Ditto for COPD puffers.
Once there was Ventolin and Atrovent (or Atro-non-event as it was sometimes cruelly