With the advent of SGLT2 receptor blockers as a treatment modality for type 2 diabetes, is there any evidence or data regarding use in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus?—NATHAN GARDNER, PA-C, CPAAPA, Castleton, N.Y.
As it currently stands, SGLT2 receptor blockers are FDA-approved for glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes in conjunction with diet and exercise, but the FDA has stated that they are not approved for use in patients with type 1 diabetes, patients with diabetic ketoacidosis, or those with severe renal function.—ABIMBOLA FARINDE, PhD, PharmD, is a professor at Columbia Southern University in Orange Beach, Ala. (203-2)
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