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i am a pharmacist i want to know what are the oral antidiabetics (classes) tht are used for type 1 diabetes melitus ?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Type 1 dm: Insulin is the treatment for type 1 dm but metformin and the new drug class sglt-2 inhibitor can be used in type 1 as well.
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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None: No orals are approved for use in t1dm. That being said publushed studies have shown benefits for sglt2s metformin, glp1s and dpp4is.

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