Don’t Expect to Always See Metformin First for Type 2 Diabetes

You may see changes in the meds used first for type 2 diabetes.

Metformin will still be the gold standard for most patients...because of its established efficacy and safety and low cost.

But don’t be surprised if some patients start with a GLP-1 agonist (Ozempic, etc) or SGLT2 inhibitor (Farxiga, etc) instead.

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