Diabetes Med/Insulin

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cris_tal1303
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11020
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Diabetes Med/Insulin
Updated:
2010-03-17 19:29:38
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Diabetes drugs
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Drugs used for diabetes
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  1. Sulfonylureas
    • Micronase
    • increase insulin from pancreas
  2. Meglitinides
    • Prandin
    • rapidly absorbed
    • increase insulin from pancreas
  3. Biguanides
    • Metformin
    • reduce glucose production by liver
  4. Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitors
    • Precose
    • slows down CHO absorption in small intestine
  5. Thiozolidinediones
    • Actose
    • Insulin sensitizers
    • caution w/ cardiac pt
  6. DDP-4 (Dipetidyl Peptidase) Inhibitors
    • Galvus
    • Incretin hormone is released from the intestines
    • Releases through out the day in response to meals
    • Incretin increase insulin synthesis and release from the pancreas
  7. Amylin analog (symlin)
    • Type I & II
    • cannot be mixed with insulin
    • slows gastric emptying
    • decreases appetite
  8. Incretin Mimetic (Byetta)
    • Type II in place of insulin
    • Suppression of glucagon, slows gastric emptying
    • decreases appetite
    • approved as monotherapy

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