Glycemic Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
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There is no clearly superior oral agent for glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. (Strength of Recommendation [SOR]: C) Metformin (Glucophage) has shown additional benefit when compared with other treatments (including insulin) for diabetes-related outcomes and all-cause mortality and should be considered the agent of choice for initial monotherapy, particularly in obese patients. (SOR: A)
Clinical Inquiries, 2007 (MU)
American Family Physician, 75(7) 2007.