June 5, 2013

NIH begins recruitment for long-term study of diabetes drug efficacy

From: http://www.nih.gov/news/health/jun2013/niddk-03.htm


NIH begins recruitment for long-term study of diabetes drug efficacy


"The National Institutes of Health is looking for volunteers to take part in a study to compare the long-term benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin, the most common first-line medication for treating type 2 diabetes. Beginning recruitment in June, the project is called the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness (GRADE) Study."

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