controversy about using glyburide for type 2 diabetes

There's controversy about using glyburide for type 2 diabetes.

It's commonly used, but it's often not the best sulfonylurea.

That's because glyburide is longer-acting and causes more hypoglycemia than other second-generation sulfonylureas.

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