Sitagliptin in the treatment of type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis.

  title={Sitagliptin in the treatment of type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Mei Zhan and Ting Xu and Fengbo Wu and Yao Tang},
  journal={Journal of evidence-based medicine},
  volume={5 3},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the benefits and harms of sitagliptin in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were retrieved from PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane central register of controlled trials (Cochrane Library). We used the method recommend by the Cochrane Collaboration to perform a meta-analysis of RCTs of sitagliptin therapy for type 2 diabetes. RESULTS Of 817 studies retrieved in the literature search, 18 were eligible for inclusion. When… CONTINUE READING