SGLT-2 inhibitors

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Welcome to the SGLT-2 inhibitors course

SGLT-2 inhibitors are one of the newest classes of drug in the diabetes armamentarium. The first module in this course of four modules looks at their history and, through animation, allows you to focus on the physiology and inhibition of renal glucose absorption. The second module build on this knowledge, allowing you to assess the key trial data to date for empagliflozin, dapagliflozin and canagliflozin. Module 3 compares and contrasts the EMPA-REG and CANVAS studies with particular emphasis on cardiovascular outcomes. Finally, Module 4 looks at the newer possibilities of this drug class as an adjunct therapy to insulin in type 1 diabetes and highlights the important safety issue of diabetic ketoacidosis.

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