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NICE recommends new triple therapy option for type 2 diabetes

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: (Published 10 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5472
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. London

Dapagliflozin (marketed as Forxiga) has been recommended as part of triple therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes, giving doctors another prescribing option for patients with uncontrolled blood sugar.

Draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended dapagliflozin in combination with metformin and a sulfonylurea as an option for treating type 2 …

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