Sanofi Aventis

Liraglutide Superior to Sitagliptin When Added to Metformin for Glycemic Control

The addition of a glucagonlike peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonist in patients with inadequate glycemic control when treated with metformin alone resulted in significantly larger reductions in HbA1c levels when compared with the addition of a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor, a new study has shown.