antidiabetic drug

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antidiabetic drug,

any of several drugs that control blood sugar level in the treatment of diabetesdiabetes
or diabetes mellitus
, chronic disorder of glucose (sugar) metabolism caused by inadequate production or use of insulin, a hormone produced in specialized cells (beta cells in the islets of Langerhans) in the pancreas that allows the body to use and store
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. See insulininsulin,
hormone secreted by the β cells of the islets of Langerhans, specific groups of cells in the pancreas. Insufficiency of insulin in the body results in diabetes. Insulin was one of the first products to be manufactured using genetic engineering.
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Bromocriptine mesylate denotes a novel antidiabetic drug in view of its unique action on hypothalamic centers.
It is worth noting that these different results from different studies may be attributable to the fact that the gut microbiome composition can change rapidly during the course of treatment with antidiabetic drug, such as metformin, which has not been accounted for in many studies.
Low doses of Pomegranate peel extract exerts potent hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effects in type 2 diabetic rats when used alone or in combination with antidiabetic drug rosiglitazone.
The existing antidiabetic drugs address one of the key symptoms of Type 2 diabetes, i.
The frequency for users of mono antidiabetic drug was 130 (65%) patients; and for combination antidiabetic drug was 70 (35%) patients.
Selection was realized through the database and were included all patient of the district mentioned above who received at least one of the oral antidiabetic drug (OAD) (glibenclamide 5mg; metformin 850mg; gliclazide 80mg) or insulin from Brazilian Public Health System between March 2006 and February 2007.
According to MacLean, a final piece of evidence indicating that obesity and overfeeding during the menopausal transition converge to promote tumour growth and progression was that the antidiabetic drug metformin reduced tumour burden in obese rats after surgical ovariectomy.
After reviewing the data, they compared groups treated either with a placebo or with another antidiabetic drug.
5 mg/kg), a standard antidiabetic drug of the sulfonylurea class.
Metformin is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class.
The present study was conducted to establish the current prescribing pattern of antidiabetic drug in the area of Gorakhpur.
Antidiabetic drug (use and prescription, with defined daily doses (DDDs)): biguanides (metformin); sulfonylureas (glibenclamide, gliclazide); insulins; and thiazolidindiones (rosiglitazone);