Friday, 8 November 2013

Ambulatory Treatment Of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus In The United States, 1997-2012

Declining sulfonylurea and glitazone use has been offset by increases in DPP-4 inhibitor use and, to a lesser degree, use of GLP-1 agonists. Treatment of diabetes has grown in complexity while older treatments continue to be replaced or supplemented by newer therapies (Diabetes Care)

Effects of treatment with metformin on TSH levels: a meta-analysis of literature studies

Metformin induces a reduction in TSH levels both in overt and in subclinical hypothyroidism (Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism)

Falling Threshold for Treatment of Borderline Elevated Thyrotropin Levels - Balancing Benefits and Risks

We observed a trend toward levothyroxine treatment of more marginal degrees of hypothyroidism and a substantial risk of developing a suppressed thyrotropin level following therapy (JAMA)

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