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- McKennon, Skye Aiko; Campbell, R. Keith
- TheDiabetes educator 2007 v.33 no.1 pp. 55-66
- glucagon-like peptide 1, etc ; glucose; homeostasis; noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; polypeptides; secretin; therapeutics; Switzerland; Show all 8 Subjects
- ... With the rising prevalence of diabetes, new therapies that provide glucose control are needed. Although many medications are available, tight glucose control is still a challenge. In this article, the physiology of glucose home-ostasis is explored with respect to type 2 diabetes. The incretin effect is explained in detail, and the incretin hormones, glucose-dependent insulinotrophic polypeptide an ...