Stay Alert for Patients With Diabetes Being Switched to "2-In-1" Products
You'll see more emphasis on preventing errors when diabetes meds are ADDED to metformin...due to new guidelines.
Metformin plus lifestyle changes will remain first-line to lower blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes.
But most of these patients will need two or three meds to meet blood sugar goals. For example, adding glipizide to metformin can help since they work in two different ways to lower blood sugar.