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Quantifying the effect of metformin treatment and dose on glycemic control.

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OBJECTIVE: Metformin is the first-line oral medication recommended for glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. We reviewed the literature to quantify the effect of metformin treatment on glycated hemoglobin (HbA(1c)) levels in all types of diabetes and examine the impact of differing doses on glycemic control. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library were searched from 1950 to June 2010 for trials of at least 12 weeks' duration in which diabetic patien...

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10.2337/dc11-1465

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
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GLAM
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Science and Medicine Subject Area
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Health Care Libraries
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
Diabetes care
Volume:
35
Issue:
2
Pages:
446-454
Publication date:
2012-02-01
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EISSN:
1935-5548
ISSN:
0149-5992
Source identifiers:
312995
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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