We Can Change the Natural History of Type 2 Diabetes

  title={We Can Change the Natural History of Type 2 Diabetes},
  author={Lawrence S. Phillips and Robert E. Ratner and John B Buse and Steven E Kahn},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
As diabetes develops, we currently waste the first ∼10 years of the natural history. If we found prediabetes and early diabetes when they first presented and treated them more effectively, we could prevent or delay the progression of hyperglycemia and the development of complications. Evidence for this comes from trials where lifestyle change and/or glucose-lowering medications decreased progression from prediabetes to diabetes. After withdrawal of these interventions, there was no "catch-up… CONTINUE READING


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VERIFY: A Study to Compare Combination Regimen With Vildagliptin and Metformin Versus Metformin in Treatment-naı̈ve Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. In: ClinicalTrials.gov [Internet

  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  • Available fromhttp://clinicaltrials.gov/show…
  • 2014
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