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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Tschöpe, Diethelm; Hanefeld, Markolf; Meier, Juris J; Gitt, Anselm K; Halle, Martin; Bramlage, Peter; Schumm-Draeger, Petra-Maria 
Title:
The role of co-morbidity in the selection of antidiabetic pharmacotherapy in type-2 diabetes. 
Abstract:
Metformin is, if not contraindicated and if tolerated, usually preferred over other antidiabetic drugs for the first line treatment of type-2 diabetes. The particular decision on which antidiabetic agent to use is based on variables such as efficacy, cost, potential side effects, effects on weight, comorbidities, hypoglycemia, risk, and patient preferences. However, there is no guidance how to consider these in the selection of antidiabetic drug treatment. In this work, we aimed to summarize ava...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Cardiovasc Diabetol 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
12 
Pages contribution:
62 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Lehrstuhl und Poliklinik für präventive und rehabilitative Sportmedizin