Rapid Review Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Failure

Mary L. Windle, PharmD

April 12, 2023

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), metformin monotherapy is the first-line treatment for most patients recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, a recent analysis of healthcare records in the United States found that more than 40% of patients experienced some degree of metformin failure. Metformin is not the only treatment for T2D, but the importance of finding treatment that works is essential. Are you aware of the latest research into diabetes treatment failure, including predictors of metformin monotherapy efficacy and the ability of other medications to lower glucose? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.


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