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59th Annual ESPE (ESPE 2021 Online)

Online,
22 Sep 2021 - 26 Sep 2021

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The 59th ESPE Annual Meeting will now be held online in September 2021.

Plenary Lectures

Coming soon: new drugs for treatment of youth with type 2 diabetes

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New Drugs for Youth with Type 2 Diabetes

Tamborlane William

Metformin was the first and only drug approved in 1999 for use in youth with type 2 diabetes (T2D) based on a small, randomized clinical trial. Insulin was also approved but this was based only on the effective use of insulin in children with T1D. For more than 20 years, no new drugs had been approved for use in pediatric T2D based on a randomized study. A major reason why many of the new drugs have not been approved in pediatrics is that adolescents with T2D are difficult to ...