Published: The New England Journal of Medicine
Authors: William V Tamborlane, Margarita Barrientos-Pérez, Udi Fainberg, Helle Frimer-Larsen, Mona Hafez, Paula M Hale, Muhammad Y Jalaludin, Margarita Kovarenko, Ingrid Libman, Jane L Lynch, Paturi Rao, Naim Shehadeh, Serap Turan, Daniel Weghuber, Timothy Barrett, Ellipse Trial Investigators
Metformin is the regulatory-approved treatment of choice for most youth with type 2 diabetes early in the disease. However, early loss of glycemic control has been observed with metformin monotherapy. Whether liraglutide added to metformin (with or without basal insulin treatment) is safe and effective in youth with type 2 diabetes is unknown.