Endocrine Disorders: Evaluation and Management

  • Author: Todd T. Brown, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 11/14/16 (What's New)


  • Insulin regular should be considered first-line therapy for newly diagnosed patients with severe hyperglycemia or for patients with contraindications to oral antidiabetic drugs
  • Oral antidiabetic drug therapy with 1 or more drugs in conjunction with lifestyle modifications is appropriate for most newly diagnosed patients
  • Revised American Diabetes Association guidelines on management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the general population are available (Management Guidelines)[Diabetes Guidelines]
  • Metformin for Diabetes
      Thiazolidinediones for Diabetes
        Sulfonylureas for Diabetes
          Insulin Therapy for Diabetes
            Newer Medications for Diabetes
              Pramlintide for Diabetes
                New Therapeutic Class: Gliflozins
                  Combination Pharmacologic Therapy for Diabetes

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