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Discussion in 'Ask Dr. Dave' started by Anonymous, Apr 9, 2014 at 11:28 PM.

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  1. Anonymous

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    Opinion now please?

    from: the 5 dollar guy

  2. DrDave

    DrDave Member

    May 6, 2006
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    Hey, good to hear from you!

    Unfortunately I think our original Actos exchange was deleted during a CP cleanup. In a nutshell, I will say in 2014 my feeling is that pioglitazone has a very limited role. Metformin, GLP-1s, DPP4s and probably SGLT-2 inhibitors are better choices. but, in a patient WITHOUT CHF concerns, it's probably safer than sulfonyureas.

    How about you?