Type 2 Diabetes in Adults: Current Medication Options

ADA and AACE Type 2 Diabetes Medication Guidelines

In this video roundtable discussion, an endocrinologist, David S. Oyer, MD, reviews the current (as of 2012) guidelines for type 2 diabetes medications.  He succinctly presents when to use metformin, when incretins are appropriate in the type 2 diabetes patient, and when to use sulfonylureas. 

Thomas DeStefani, MD moderates this diabetes video, and the panel represents a range of expertise in the diabetes field. 

  • Steven M. Armbrust, MD:  Family Practice Physician
  • David S. Oyer, MD:  Endocrinologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago) and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine-Endocrinology at Northwester University Feinberg School of Medicine

The current American Diabetes Association Standards of Care are discussed.  Review the ADA Standards of Care.

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Consensus Panel on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is also discussed.  Review the AACE Consensus Statement.

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