Navigation Links
Alternative Option for Type2 Diabetes Treatment

A class of medications known as incretin-based therapy, which act via certain pathways that affect glucose metabolism may provide modest effectiveness and favorable weight change outcomes for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and may represent an alternative to other hypoglycemic therapies.

Current therapies for type 2 diabetes are often limited by adverse effects such as weight gain or hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). A more recent class of treatment to address these issues is incretin therapy, which involves glucose-stimulated insulin secretion by intestinally derived peptides, which are released in the presence of glucose or nutrients in the gut, according to background information in the article.

In October 2006 the Food and Drug Administration approved the first oral incretin enhancer, sitagliptin, a selective DPP4 inhibitor (a class of oral hypoglycemics), for use as monotherapy or in combination with other medications. The effectiveness of this class of medications in managing type 2 diabetes is not well understood.

Renee E. Amori, M.D., of Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, and colleagues conducted a meta-analysis of 29 studies to assess the effectiveness and safety of incretin-based therapy (GLP-1 analogues and DPP4 inhibitors) in nonpregnant adults with type 2 diabetes.

Our analysis of randomized controlled trials showed that incretin-based therapy with GLP-1 analogues or DPP4 inhibitors in adults with type 2 diabetes is moderately effective in improving glycemia, with greater reductions in postprandial [after a meal] glycemia and favorable (GLP-1 analogues) or neutral (DPP4 inhibitors) effects on weight.

Glucagon [a hormone secreted by the pancreas]-like peptide 1 analogues were associated with gastrointestinal adverse effects, while DPP4 inhibitors had a slightly increased risk of infection (nasopharyngitis [inflammation of the nasal passages] and urinary tract infection) and heada
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Prince Charles lends support to Alternative Medicine
2. Alternative medicine more popular among HIV positive patients
3. Complementary and Alternative medicine
4. Alternative therapies popular with Parkinsons patients
5. Alternative to blood Transfusions
6. Alternative Therapy in HIV Patients
7. An Alternative to Warfarin
8. Another Alternative For Diabetics On Insulin
9. The Use Of Alternative Medicine On The Rise
10. Heart Patients Use Alternative Medicine
11. New Blood Thinner Pill - First Potential Alternative to Warfarin in 50 years
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Alternative Option for Type2 Diabetes Treatment

(Date:7/2/2015)... Beach, FL (PRWEB) , ... July 02, 2015 , ... ... information and entertainment differently, but also how they interact with products in their everyday ... everything from appliances and security systems to home entertainment and safety, as well as ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... ... an effect on the body. And during the hot summer season, fitness guru Iryna Lobur ... of the right foods, as well as drinking plenty of water. , But on the ... front as well, with sweet treats like ice cream and snow cones more popular than ever ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... Patton State Hospital ... State Hospitals. Prior to using Winscribe’s dictation and clinical documentation solutions, Patton State ... manage their organization’s dictation and transcription processes. , Over the years, ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... ... their products, services, channels and business models. To help manage the increasing demand ... addition of Mark Benkendorf as SVP of Strategic Engagements. , Benkendorf is a ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... ... sponsorship complete, St. Joseph’s Health, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is now a member ... we have gained an admirable and important partner committed to delivering high-value care, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:KillerApps.TV Teams with Mario Armstrong to Feature Smart Home Technology 2Health News:KillerApps.TV Teams with Mario Armstrong to Feature Smart Home Technology 3Health News:KillerApps.TV Teams with Mario Armstrong to Feature Smart Home Technology 4Health News:Iryna Lobur Shares Healthy Treats to Eat for Summer 2Health News:Patton State Hospital Saves Over 50% and Removes Document Backlogs with Winscribe Text 2Health News:Patton State Hospital Saves Over 50% and Removes Document Backlogs with Winscribe Text 3Health News:Patton State Hospital Saves Over 50% and Removes Document Backlogs with Winscribe Text 4Health News:Business Builder Mark Benkendorf Joins Innovation Firm Maddock Douglas 2Health News:St. Joseph’s Health Now a Member of Trinity Health 2Health News:St. Joseph’s Health Now a Member of Trinity Health 3Health News:St. Joseph’s Health Now a Member of Trinity Health 4
... be pleased with a new study suggesting music lessons help ... at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, indicates children with ... without training. ,Researchers put 135 boys between ages 6 ... had to recall words from a list and perform a ...
... study shows anemia may double the risk of an ... the ability to live independently. Researchers say seniors who ... just above the traditional cut-off point for the condition's ... than those who have normal blood hemoglobin levels.// ...
... of intraocular fluid into the venous system, wearing a ... to a report published in the August issue of ... that wearing a tight necktie produces a significant rise ... Although it could take several years of tie wearing ...
... make people more susceptible to depression after stressful events, such ... have to inherit one copy of the gene, from either ... Britain, New Zealand and the United States found. ,Stress events, ... of the five leading causes of disability in the world. ...
... exams can make you break out. There are a lot ... clinical studies have looked at this, Dr. Alexa B. Kimball, ... study with the goal of debunking this myth," she added. ... clearly that acne causes stress," Kimball noted. But when she ...
... claim eating pizza regularly reduced the risk of developing throat ... also fell by 26 percent and mouth cancer by 34 ... developed cancer of the mouth, esophagus, throat or colon and ... Those who ate pizza at least once a week had ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:7/1/2015)... FRANCISCO , July 1, 2015  goBalto, ... startup solutions, announced today unprecedented growth in serving ... is intense pressure to speed clinical trials and ... globalization, and paper-based methods have stalled these efforts," ... current status of clinical trials has encouraged Industry ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... Prismic Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company ... announced the election of Joseph J. Krivulka ... of Directors. Commenting on the election of ... Chairman and CEO of Prismic, stated, "We are delighted ... have accepted our invitation to join Prismic,s Board ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... DIEGO , July 1, 2015  Imprimis ... company focused on the development and commercialization of ... company will ring The Nasdaq stock market closing ... celebrating the growing success of its Go Dropless™ ... 3.6 million cataract procedures are performed annually in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:goBalto Triples Sites Managed, Further Reinforcing Market Leadership Position 2Joseph Krivulka and Martin Simonetti Join Board of Prismic Pharmaceuticals 2Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell 2Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell 3Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell 4
... 14 Medizone International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin ... AsepticSure(TM) trials have begun at Innovation Park, Queen,s University. ... and second round of laboratory testing, this third round ... in order to obtain maximum bactericidal action in combination ...
... , TROY, Mich., Oct. 14 Somanetics Corporation (Nasdaq: ... an Exclusive Sublicense Agreement with Raba Equity Partners II, ... Somanetics has obtained exclusive rights, subject to specified rights ... Johns Hopkins University, to new cerebral autoregulation technology developed ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Medizone International Announces Third Round of AsepticSure 2Somanetics Acquires Exclusive Sublicense to Cerebral Autoregulation Monitoring Technology Developed at The Johns Hopkins University 2Somanetics Acquires Exclusive Sublicense to Cerebral Autoregulation Monitoring Technology Developed at The Johns Hopkins University 3Somanetics Acquires Exclusive Sublicense to Cerebral Autoregulation Monitoring Technology Developed at The Johns Hopkins University 4Somanetics Acquires Exclusive Sublicense to Cerebral Autoregulation Monitoring Technology Developed at The Johns Hopkins University 5
... is winning the hearts of cardiologists and ... are the operative words for Heartline™. Patients ... time they and their attending physician know ... in their heart condition is only a ...
... Implant is 40% thinner than our ... thickness provides improved eyelid cosmesis while ... proven Contour implant. Our ThinProfile ... curvature and precise tapering to produce ...
... IOPac give you corrected IOP measurements in the ... importance of CCT. Make your IOP readings ... glaucoma pachymeter with built-in IOP calculations. ... professional, it provides accurate corneal measurements in a ...
Use the Oculus Mesotest II before and after IOL or refractive surgery. Selectable Landolt ring positions. Accurate measurements in four contrast levels, with and without glare, independent of the pup...
Medicine Products: