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AACE to examine role of SGLT2 inhibitors in diabetic ketoacidosis

July 5, 2015

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists will host a conference this fall to explore the incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis in patients treated with SGLT2 inhibitors, following an FDA warning and recent reports linking the drug to the condition.

The AACE Scientific and Clinical Review of DKA and the Effects of SGLT2 Inhibitors will take place Oct. 24-25, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt DFW in Dallas, and will include scientists and diabetes experts examining available data and providing recommendations for clinicians and patients.

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