Letters Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors, sulphonylureas, and hypoglycaemia

Under-representation of frail older people in meta-analysis of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and hypoglycaemia

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3183 (Published 07 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3183
  1. Fatih Tufan, associate professor1,
  2. Ozlem Soyluk, assistant professor2,
  3. Gulistan Bahat, associate professor1,
  4. Mehmet Akif Karan, professor1
  1. 1Department of Geriatrics, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul PB 34093, Turkey
  2. 2Department of Endocrinology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine
  1. drfatiht{at}istanbul.edu.tr

Salvo and colleagues’ meta-analysis is limited by the under-representation of frail older people.1 The study by Barnett and colleagues was the only …

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