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[Rationality of incretin based therapy in type 1 diabetes]

KIS János Tibor1, GROSZ Andrea1, SCHANDL László1

SEPTEMBER 21, 2014

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2014;24(08-09)

[The incretin based therapy is applied at the early stage of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The mechanism of these drugs is partly independent from the functional β cells, therefore therapeutic effect can be expected at the late stage of type 2 diabetes mellitus, what is more in the case of type 1 diabetes. The type 1 diabetes mellitus can be used as a model to test these non-insulin secretion effects. In our work we summarize those clinical trials, in which incretin based therapy was used as a treatment of type 1 diabetic patients.]

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