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Glucagon like peptide­1 and its receptor agonists: Their roles in management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Gupta, A, Jelinek, HF and Al-Aubaidy, HA ORCID: 0000-0001-9564-0120 2017 , 'Glucagon like peptide­1 and its receptor agonists: Their roles in management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus' , Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome, vol. 11, no. 3 , pp. 225-230 , doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2016.09.003.

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This study summarizes major work which investigated the roles of glucagon like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and its receptor (GLP-1R); the use of GLP-1-R agonists and dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It focuses on the recent therapeutic development which has occurred in this field, and also discusses the potential treatments which can be discovered and implemented in the near future to design an effective therapy for type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Gupta, A and Jelinek, HF and Al-Aubaidy, HA
Keywords: type 2 diabetes mellitus, glucagon like peptide-1, dipeptidyl peptidase inhibitors
Journal or Publication Title: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
ISSN: 1871-4021
DOI / ID Number: 10.1016/j.dsx.2016.09.003
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Copyright 2016 Diabetes India

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