Question of the Week | July 7, 2020

AR is 16 years old and is struggling with weight.  AR was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and has met with the dietitian and diabetes specialist.  In spite of eating healthier and a 3% weight loss, AR’s A1c is increasing and is currently 7.6%. The provider decides to start AR on medication.

Which of the following FDA approved medications should the provider prescribe?

  1. Metformin or SGLT-2 Inhibitor
  2. Basal insulin or sulfonylurea
  3. Liraglutide (Victoza) or Metformin
  4. Basal-bolus insulin

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