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How Do Diabetes Medications Work?

GLP-1 Diabetes Drug Treatment Drugs: GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists) are incretin mimetics which have several benefits for diabetes management. They suppress post-prandial glucagon release, delay stomach emptying, and increase insulin sensitivity. The most common side effects reported are headache, nasopharyngitis, and upper respiratory tract infection. At this time, major safety concerns with incretin-based therapies (GLP-1 receptor agonists and DPP-4 inhibitors) include pancreatitis,…

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Vitamin D – Very important in human body

Deficiency Usually results from inadequate dietary intake. Also, form insufficient ultra violet irradiation of the skin (not enough sunshine), or from impaired conversion to the active forms. Deficiency occurs with little or no fat in the diet, or little or no exposure to sunlight. So, if you are always indoors and/or eat a very low-fat…

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