Lege Artis Medicinae

[The place of sulphonylurea compounds in the blood glucose lowering therapy of type 2 diabetes]

WINKLER Gábor

MAY 20, 2011

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2011;21(05)

[The mechanism of blood glucose lowering action of sulphonylureas, their advantages and potencial risks are overviewd in the article. The author delineates the present place of the sulphonylurea group in the antihyperglycemic therapy of type 2 diabetes, listing possibilities of monotherapeutic as well as combined applications. It is emphasized that traditional insulin-secretagogue compounds have their place in the therapy of type 2 diabetes even beside of the new, incretin-type secretagogues.]

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