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Diabetes

25 June 2010

Drug Helps Tackle Type 2 Diabetes in New Way, Study Says

But results suggest that dapagliflozin would be an 'add-on' rather than a replacement for regular therapy

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"It will probably be used as an add-on therapy," said study author Clifford Bailey, a chemical pathologist and professor of clinical science at Aston University in Birmingham, U.K. "If you don't quite get to target with [the first therapy tried], this approach would offer you an opportunity hopefully to maintain improved control."

 

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