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Conferences and Medical Updates


T2D 4 class of meds

Sunday, June 25, 2017

4:26 PM


Two types of incretin.   GIP & GLP1

GLP 1 stimulates insulin release and inhibits glucagon

GLP1 agonist, first found in gila lizard monster saliva can be human / Synthetic. Byetta or victoza Liraglutide)

GLP 1 is destroyed by DPP 4 dipeptidyl peptidase.  There are currently 4 DPP 4 antagonist.   Linagliptin sitagliptin can be used in cardiac patients




SGTL drugs