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Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants:
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000453247.76333.09
What's New in Diabetes

Canagliflozin: A new option for managing diabetes

Livingston, Molly PharmD; Clements, Jennifer N. PharmD, BCPS, CDE, BCACP

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ABSTRACT: Canagliflozin is a sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor for patients with type 2 diabetes and can be given as monotherapy or in combination with other agents, including insulin. Taken orally once daily, canagliflozin can reduce weight and BP, but has been associated with genital mycotic infections.

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