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September 26th, 2013

Increase In Deaths Linked To First-Line Treatment With Sulfonylureas

First-line treatment with sulfonylureas instead of metformin in people with type 2 diabetes is associated with a significantly elevated risk of death, according to results from an observational study presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) meeting in Barcelona. Although guidelines do not recommend the use of sulfonylureas for first-line treatment, the drugs are still […]


November 12th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: November 12th

This week’s topics include multivitamins for the prevention of CVD in men, the TRILOGY ACS trial, statin use and reduced cancer mortality, and more.