Sulfonylureas may increase risk of death in type 2 diabetes patients

09/26/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

British researchers found type 2 diabetes patients who used sulfonylureas as an initial treatment had a 58% higher risk of all-cause mortality compared with those who were on metformin monotherapy. While more data are needed, the results suggest using sulfonylureas as first-line monotherapy "should be reconsidered," researchers reported at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes meeting.

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