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Do you, or would you consider, using diabetes medications off-label, such as a type 2 drug if you have type 1 diabetes?

 
     

Yes, and I already do

 
 

20%

 

5

 
     

Yes, I would consider it if my diabetes care team agreed

 
 

33%

 

8

 
     

Yes, I would consider it even if my diabetes care team didn't agree

 
 

4%

 

1

 
     

No, I would not

 
 

29%

 

7

 
     

I don't know or other

 
 

12%

 

3

 


Total votes: 24

 

Do you, or would you consider, using diabetes medications off-label, such as a type 2 drug if you have type 1 diabetes?

Poll dates: December 21 - 18, 2016
Total Votes: 24

Since its discovery, the sole treatment for type 1 diabetes has been injected insulin. In recent years, two new therapies for type 2 diabetes have been adopted by a small but growing number of adults with type 1 diabetes that have proven to be very helpful in achieving glucose and HbA1c targets. These are:

Adults with type 1 who struggle to achieve their glucose targets may wish to discuss these new drugs with their diabetes care team. While off-label for type 1 diabetes, these medications have been shown to make a difference.

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