Card Set Information
Sulfonurea and Meglitinide
-hypoglycemia, hepatotoxicity, blood dyscrasias
Help body release more of its own insulin
keep liver from making sugar thats not needed "leak"
serious infection increases risk for lactic acidosis as well as hypoxiemia
helps uscle cells become more sensitive "key holes"
serious adverse effect hepatotoxicity
match insulin to food. don't release sugar from storage.
hypoglycemic when used w/ insulin or sulfonurea