Question of the Week - November 13th, 2018
LT is 43 with new type 2 diabetes and smokes a pack of cigarettes daily. He is on metformin (Glucophage) 2,500mg daily. In spite of attending a DSMES program and making lifestyle changes, LT's A1c is 8.4%, GFR is greater than 60. According to the new ADA/EASD Type 2 management guidelines, which of the following would be the preferred action?
a. Start LT on a low dose sulfonylurea
b. Start LT on empaglifozin (Jardiance)
c. Gently encourage LT to stop smoking
d. Start LT on a once a week GLP1-RA
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