Late-Breaking Observational Data Show Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Taking JANUVIA® (sitagliptin) and Metformin Initiated Insulin Therapy at a Slower Rate Compared to Patients Taking a Sulfonylurea and Metformin

13:01 EDT 14 Jun 2014 | Merck & Co., Inc.

Real-world study presented at the American Diabetes Association 74th Scientific Sessions

Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced results from a late-breaking observational study that assessed the differences in time to initiation of insulin use and the proportion of the population initiating insulin among patients with type 2 diabetes taking the combination of JANUVIA® (sitagliptin) and metformin, and patients taking the combination of a sulfonylurea and metformin. In this study, patients treated with a combination of JANUVIA and metformin initiated insulin therapy at a slower rate during the period of observation than patients

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