Metformin

Review more evidence needed for metformin in children with type 2 diabetes

Review more evidence needed for metformin in children with type 2 diabetes

It should be noted that type 2 diabetes (primarily insulin resistance) is an integral part of the so-called metabolic syndrome, which is visceral obesity, dyslipidemia (increased TG, LDL-C, decreased HDL-C), and arterial hypertension. Metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes, as one of its manifestations, are the leading causes of death in developed countries in Europe …

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Welsh nhs recommends saxagliptin as an option in type 2 diabetes

Welsh nhs recommends saxagliptin as an option in type 2 diabetes

The mechanism of action of incretins Incretins are a person’s hormones produced by the gastrointestinal tract at the time of admission to him for food. Due to their action, the production of insulin increases, which helps to digest glucose, which is released during digestion. To date, two types of incretins have been discovered: GLP-1 (glucagon-like …

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Sedentary behaviour is associated with metabolic syndrome

Sedentary behaviour is associated with metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a clinical and laboratory complex of symptoms that occurs when a metabolic disorder occurs. The pathology is based on the immunity or resistance of cells and peripheral tissues to insulin. When sensitivity to the hormone responsible for glucose uptake is lost, all processes in the body begin to proceed abnormally. Patients have …

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Possible adverse effects of dpp 4 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes

Possible adverse effects of dpp 4 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes

What are incretins and incretinomimetics, which drugs from the group of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide 1 agonists are used in the treatment of diabetes? Today you will learn what these long and complex words mean, and most importantly, how to apply this knowledge. This article will focus on completely new drugs-analogs of …

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Metformin may reduce the risk of cancer but more research is needed

The drug, which is used to treat diabetes, can provoke the development of cancer, – reports the Polish publication Dziennik Dziennik Gazeta Prawna. We are talking about Metformin, which, as stated in the publication, may contain a toxic chemical compound – it provokes the development of cancer. The facts of” contamination ” of the drug …

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