Open Access Mini Review

Update on Cardiovascular Benefits with Sodium Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors (SGLT-2i)

Nana M and Bondugulapati LNR*

Diabetes & Endocrine Unit, Maelor Hospital, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Received Date: May 13, 2019;  Published Date: May 16, 2019


The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has reached epidemic proportions. The global prevalence of diabetes among adults over 18 years of age has risen from 4.7% in 1980 to 8.5% in 2014 [1]. Approximately 90% of these patients are expected to have T2DM based on the population-based surveys in developed countries [2]. The latest estimates by the international diabetes federation project that 592 million adults (1 in 10 persons) worldwide will have DM by 2035 [3].

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