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Table 5 Characteristics of dual therapy plans

From: DMTO: a realistic ontology for standard diabetes mellitus treatment

  DTP-1 DTP-2 DTP-3 DTP-4 DTP-5 DTP-6
Efficiency High High Intermediate Intermediate High Highest
Hypoglycemic risk Moderate Low Low Low Low High
Weight gain risk Gain Gain Neutral Loss Loss Gain
Side effects Hypoglycemia Edema Rare GU and dehydration GI Hypoglycemia
Cost (user preference) Low Low High High High Variable