If you're having trouble pronouncing the name of the newly funded SGLT2 inhibitor for type 2 diabetes, you're not the only one! Watch our video guide to learn how to pronounce empagliflozin.
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Inequities exist in all aspects of diabetes care. In this article, Alesha Smith outlines some examples, proposes some actions, and explains where the new medicines fit in.
This activity has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 0.5 CME credits for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.
Late last year, PHARMAC announced the SGLT2 inhibitor empagliflozin (Jardiance®) and empagliflozin with metformin (Jardiamet®) will be funded for the treatment of type 2 diabetes under Special Authority.
Find out all you need to know about the Special Authority criteria.
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