TITLE

2009 - Adding metformin to insulin did not improve a composite of microvascular and macrovascular disease in type 2 diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Fonseca, Vivian
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;7/21/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study on whether addition of metformin sustain beneficial metabolic and cardiovascular effects in patients with type 2 diabetes who are taking insulin. Randomized placebo-controlled trial were done. It concluded that the metformin and placebo groups did not differ for the primary composite endpoint, microvascular disease, BP, or lipid levels.
ACCESSION #
43797546

 

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