Article Abstract

SUSTAINable management of type 2 diabetes: feasibility of use and safety of semaglutide

Authors: Jun Shirakawa, Yasuo Terauchi


Long-term control of type 2 diabetes mellitus (hereafter simply diabetes) by the pharmacological approach remains difficult in a significant number of cases, despite the availability of a variety of anti-diabetes drugs and insulin preparations. Besides lowering blood glucose levels, control of body weight and prevention of hypoglycemia episodes are also important for better overall long-term management of type 2 diabetes (1,2).