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Table 2 Timings of measurements of efficacy parameters

From: 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

HbA1c At screening, randomization, after 4, 12, 28, 40, 52, 65, 78, 91, 104, 117, 130, 143, 156, 169, 182, 195 and 208 weeks of treatment
Body weight At screening, randomization, after 12, 28, 52, 78, 104, 130, 156, 182 and 208 weeks of treatment, and follow-up (4 weeks after treatment discontinuation)
Blood pressure At screening, start of placebo run-in, randomization, after 4, 8, 12, 16, 28, 40, 52, 65, 78, 91, 104, 117, 130, 143, 156, 169, 182, 195 and 208 weeks of treatment, and follow-up (4 weeks after treatment discontinuation)
  1. Legend: HbA 1c glycosylated hemoglobin.