Conferences and Medical Updates

Diabetes

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

 

Metformin

 

SGTL drugs