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Surgery Options and Outcomes for Diabetes Patients: Diabetes in Control answers key questions about the use of surgery in diabetes management and treatment, including:
– Surgical options for weight loss
– How/when a healthcare professional might recommend surgery for a diabetes patient
– What a healthcare professional needs to know about the spectrum of diabetes related surgeries

GLP-1 Agonist Interaction with Insulin-Induced Hypoglycemia

A study shows GLP-1 agonists slow the acceleration of gastric emptying that occurs as a result of insulin-induced hypoglycemia…. Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists are used as monotherapy, secondary therapy with other oral agents, and in combination with basal insulin for management of type 2 diabetes. Though they are …

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Surprising Trends in the Use of Antidiabetic Drugs

Researchers track data on antidiabetic prescriptions dispensed from retail pharmacies in the US and note some interesting prescribing patterns. What is the most antidiabetic drug dispensed?… See more SGLT-2 Resources Despite the ability of nonpharmacological methods such as lifestyle interventions and bariatric surgery to improve type 2 diabetes outcomes, most …

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Mechanisms and Receptors Controlling Intestinal GLP-1 Secretion, Part 2

David Joffe, BSPharm, CDE¬† Brittany Davis, Pharm D Candidate,¬†Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy The molecular mechanisms linking fatty acids to GLP-1 secretion from gut endocrine cells remain incompletely understood. Hirasawa and colleagues have identified a GPCR, designated GPR120 that serves as a receptor for fatty acids on gut endocrine cells. …

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