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19 Years

Certificate validity 22 Aug 2015 - Aug 2016

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12 Jul 1996

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22 Aug 2015 - Aug 2016

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Medical Editorial Board
Medical Editors & Authors

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Pharmacy Author:
Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD
Medical and Pharmacy Editor:
Jay W. Marks, MD

(12 Aug 2015) - Link

Effective Date: March 20, 2015

(12 Aug 2015) - Link

What are the types of type 2 oral diabetes medications?
Currently, there are nine drug classes of oral diabetes medications approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
α-glucosidase inhibitors
DPP-4 inhibitors
Sodium-glucose cotransporter (SGLT)-2 inhibitors
Dopamine agonists
Bile acid sequestrants

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However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

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