Experts will debate whether gliptins (Onglyza, etc) increase cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes

Experts will debate whether gliptins (Onglyza, etc) increase cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Gliptins are popular because they're taken orally once a day...and rarely cause hypoglycemia or weight gain.

But they cost about $3 a day...and reduce A1C less than 1%.

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