Have you ever taken an SGLT-2 inhibitor to help manage Type 1 diabetes?

1/3/19
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Have you ever taken an SGLT-2 inhibitor to help manage Type 1 diabetes? SGLT-2 inhibitors are a class of oral medications which work by inhibiting the body’s productions of sodium-glucose transport proteins, which are the proteins that reabsorb glucose. Brand names include: Invokana, Farxiga, and Jardiance.

Right now, SGLT-2 medications are approved by the FDA for use in Type 2 patients – but many Type 1 patients have used them off label to help with blood sugar management. A coalition of patient organizations including Beyond Type 1 are working together to bring patient perspectives to the FDA to inform future regulatory decisions. We need your input!