Compare Cardiovascular Benefits of SGLT2 Inhibitors for Type 2 Diabetes

SGLT2 inhibitors (Invokana, etc) are in the spotlight again.

Reps will say Invokana (canagliflozin) is now approved to reduce the risk of major CV events in adults with type 2 diabetes and CV disease...while Jardiance (empagliflozin) is only approved to reduce CV death.

Explain Invokana's approval is based on NONsignificant reductions in CV death, heart attack, or stroke...lumped into one composite outcome.

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