Comparison of cardiovascular outcomes for medications to treat type 2 diabetes

What The Study Did: This randomized clinical trial compared the outcomes of heart attack, stroke or death from cardiovascular causes among 6,000 patients with type 2 diabetes who were treated with the glucose-lowering medications linagliptin or glimepiride.

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Authors: Nikolaus Marx, M.D., of Aachen University in Aachen, Germany, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jama.2019.13772)

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