8 meta-analysis results to guide diabetes drug choice

Study clarifies the effects of SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP1 agonists on cardiovascular and renal outcomes

A meta-analysis has compared SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP1 receptor agonists for their effects on cardiovascular and renal outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes.

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Each drug class has been shown to improve cardiovascular and renal outcomes.

As they lower HbA1c by similar amounts, the decision on which class to choose may depend on the patient’s comorbidities and risk, according to the Harvard University authors, some of whom declare financial links to drug companies.

Their meta-analysis