TITLE

Review: α-Glucosidase inhibitors improve glycemic control but have uncertain effects on patient-important outcomes in type 2 diabetes

PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 143 Issue 3, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on a clinical study according to which glucosidase inhibitors improve glycemic control but have uncertain effects on patient-important outcomes in type 2 diabetes. The study explored whether in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, α-glucosidase inhibitors are effective for improving glycemic control. it was concluded that in patients with type 2 diabetes, α-glucosidase inhibitors improve glycemic control in studies mainly 24 weeks in duration. Data are lacking on the effects of α-glucosidase inhibitors on mortality, diabetes-related morbidity, and quality of life.
ACCESSION #
18925739

 

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