Pharmacotherapy for Type 2 Diabetes

Determine which type 2 diabetes medications are recommended based on patient characteristics.

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1.Recent Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis?
2.Which Of The Following Applies?
3.Glycemic Targets Now Being Met?
4.Clinical Cardiovascular Disease?
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1. Recent Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis?

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About this Calculator

This tool was developed based on the 2018 Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes. Published every five years, these guidelines represent the best and most current evidence-based clinical practice data for healthcare professionals.

Treatment regimens for people living with type 2 diabetes should be individualized according to patient characteristics. This tool recommends an approach to antihyperglycemic therapy and selection of pharmaceutical agents.


Lipscombe, Lorraine, et al.

Pharmacologic Glycemic Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Adults.

Canadian Journal of Diabetes 2018, 42 Suppl 1: S88-S103

Contributed By:
  • Benjamin Mammon, MD Candidate
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