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Rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a 4-year (208-week) phase III trial of empagliflozin, an SGLT2 inhibitor, versus glimepiride as add-on to metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with insufficient glycemic control

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Altmetric score 1
  • 2 Facebook pages
  • 196 Mendeley

This article is in the 20th percentile (ranked 69,049th) of the 91,629 tracked articles of a similar age in all journals and the 21st percentile (ranked 16th) of the 23 tracked articles of a similar age in Cardiovascular Diabetology

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