Efficacy of sitagliptin on blood glucose fluctuation in Japanese type 2 diabetic patients with basal-supported oral therapy.

@article{Takahara2012EfficacyOS,
  title={Efficacy of sitagliptin on blood glucose fluctuation in Japanese type 2 diabetic patients with basal-supported oral therapy.},
  author={Mitsuyoshi Takahara and Toshihiko Shiraiwa and Hideaki Kaneto and Naoto Katakami and Taka-aki Matsuoka and Iichiro Shimomura},
  journal={Endocrine journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={59 12},
  pages={1131-6}
}
We retrospectively investigated the effect of adding dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor and tapering sulfonylurea on blood glucose fluctuation in Asian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus under basal-supported oral therapy (BOT). We recruited twenty-two consecutive Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who had blood glucose fluctuation under the combination therapy of insulin glargine and glimepiride and had sitagliptin initiated with glimepiride tapared. Their hemoglobin A1c… CONTINUE READING

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