Treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.


Journal Article (Review)

Although most patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus can be initially managed with diet and exercise alone, most eventually require at least oral agents if not insulin to maintain glycemic control. Appropriate therapeutic regimens may be difficult to design, given the diversity of drugs available for clinical use. Physicians must consider not only glycemic control, but also patient preference, concomitant medical conditions, and cost when designing therapeutic regimens.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Feinglos, MN; Bethel, MA

Published Date

  • July 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 82 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 757 - 790

PubMed ID

  • 9706120

Pubmed Central ID

  • 9706120

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0025-7125

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0025-7125(05)70023-7


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States