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Efficacy of vildagliptin versus sulfonylureas as add-on therapy to metformin: comparison of results from randomised controlled and observational studies.

Ahrén, Bo LU ; Mathieu, Chantal; Bader, Giovanni; Schweizer, Anja and Foley, James E (2014) In Diabetologia 57(7). p.1304-1307
Abstract
Randomised control trials (RCTs) do not always reflect real-life outcomes for glucose-lowering drugs. In this work we compared RCT and real-life data on the efficacy of the dipeptidyl peptidase-IV (DPP-4) inhibitor vildagliptin or sulfonylureas when added to metformin.
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10.1007/s00125-014-3222-z
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  title        = {Efficacy of vildagliptin versus sulfonylureas as add-on therapy to metformin: comparison of results from randomised controlled and observational studies.},
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