Diabetes Health Podcast News: Is There a Link Between SGLT2 Inhibitors and Urinary Tract Infections?

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If you’ve been prescribed a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, you might be worried about developing a urinary tract infection (UTI). Despite the fact that the prescription information for the medication indicates that patients might be at an increased risk for UTIs while taking it, there is little conclusive evidence to form a concrete link. In fact, a recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that UTI rates did not rise for most patients while taking SGLT2s.  Article

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