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Glucose homeostasis in human body is regulated by number of hormones(insulin, glucagon etc.) through number of mechanisms.Gastrointestinal tract plays a vital role in maintaining normal blood glucose... Read Full Post
Submitted on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 03:54
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α-glucosidases are the enzymes that help in the digestion of carbohydrates in small intestines and α-glucosidase inhibitors are the drugs that inhibit α-glucosidases therefore slows down the... Read Full Post
Submitted on Monday, August 27, 2012 - 03:54
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This class of oral anti-diabetic drugs are selective agonists for the nuclear 'peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor' which enhances the transcription of several insulin responsive genes .... Read Full Post
Submitted on Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 03:24
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This class of oral hypoglycemic drugs are also insulin secretagogues and cause release of insulin from the beta cells of the pancreas.Like sulphonylureas, meglitinide analogues bind to the... Read Full Post
Submitted on Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 05:08
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Biguanides are oral hypoglycemic drugs used alone or in combination with other oral hypoglycemic agents to treat type2 diabetes mellitus.Two members of this class are metformin and phenformin,... Read Full Post
Submitted on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 04:10
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This group of anti-diabetic medication belongs to oral hypoglycemics,drugs that are effective orally.Sulphonylureas are insulin secretogogues and provoke brisk release of insulin from pancreas.... Read Full Post
Submitted on Saturday, August 11, 2012 - 01:30
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Pramlinitide is prescribed for both type1 diabetes mellitus and insulin dependent type2 diabetes mellitus and can be used along with other oral hypoglycemic drugs as adjuvant therapy. Pramlinitide is... Read Full Post
Submitted on Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 05:12
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Exenatide is one of the medications prescribed for type2 diabetes mellitus.It is avialable in injectable form and is injected subcutaneously.Exenatide belongs to 'incretin mimetics' ,substances that... Read Full Post
Submitted on Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 00:01
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Also known as gum disease,periodontal diasease can either manifest as mild inflamation of gums(gingivitis) or more severe form called periodontitis which includes more severe inflamation of gums... Read Full Post
Submitted on Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 06:03
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Cutaneous manifestations of diabetes mellitus can be divided into two broad catagories, conditions associated with type1 diabetes and conditions associated with type2 diabetes. Cutaneous... Read Full Post
Submitted on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 06:44


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