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Production Assistant, Diabetes In Control

International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #63: Mechanisms of Insulin Signal Transduction Part 7 of 8

Insulin resistance in humans: abnormalities in insulin signaling and in the glucose transport effector system Although the key elements of the insulin signaling network have been defined by studies employing molecular and cell biology techniques, a number of studies have focused on translating this knowledge to human studies in a clinical research setting. Insulin resistance in peripheral tissues characterizes obesity and T2DM, and is involved in the pathogenesis of diabetes.

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Question 873

GLP-1 receptor agonists vs DPP-4 inhibitors: In head-to-head trials of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors vs glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists, GLP-1 receptor agonists showed more favorable outcomes in all of the following areas except which one of the following? A. Greater glycemic control B. Greater tolerability C. Greater weight loss D. Greater improvement in beta-cell function E. Greater reduction in postprandial triglycerides Follow the link to see if you got it right!

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Riding a Bike

When was the last time you rode a bike? a) Days b) Weeks c) Months d) Years e) Decades ago f) Never! Follow the link to see how you compare to your colleagues!

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