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In this diabetes expert encounter, Drs Michael Nauck from Bochum, Germany, and Xavier Cos from Barcelona, Spain, discuss the rationale and the specifics of the latest guideline recommendations for the appropriate use of long-acting and next-generation GLP-1 receptor agonists in patients with type 2 diabetes. A particular focus is on implementing their targeted usage in clinical practice and practical aspects of intiating and titratingthese incretin-based therapies safely and effectively in a primary care setting.
An overview of currently available GLP-1 RA injectable formulations is included, and reference is made to the so far only available oral formulation of a long-acting GLP-1 RA.
Made for: Diabetologists, Endocrinologists, Cardiologists, Primary Care Physicians
Disease areas: Diabetes
Developed by: Medscape