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Management of an Adult With Type 2 Diabetes With Antidiabetic Medications: A Case Scenario

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Treatment Decision: Benefits Associated With Metformin Monotherapy

Compared to monotherapy with other antidiabetic medications, the benefits of using metformin may include:

Discussion of Answers:

A. Incorrect. Explanation: Decreases in HbA1c, LDL, and triglyceride levels, as well as maintaining or decreasing body weight are all potential benefits of monotherapy with metformin.

B. Incorrect. Explanation: Decreases in HbA1c, LDL, and triglyceride levels, as well as maintaining or decreasing body weight are all potential benefits of monotherapy with metformin.

C. Incorrect. Explanation: Decreases in HbA1c, LDL, and triglyceride levels, as well as maintaining or decreasing body weight are all potential benefits of monotherapy with metformin.

D. Incorrect. Explanation: Decreases in HbA1c, LDL, and triglyceride levels, as well as maintaining or decreasing body weight are all potential benefits of monotherapy with metformin.

E. Correct. Explanation: Decreases in HbA1c, LDL, and triglyceride levels, as well as maintaining or decreasing body weight are all potential benefits of monotherapy with metformin.