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Vol 12, No 1 (2011): Practical Diabetology
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Published online: 2011-04-28
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Incretin-like effect of metformin

Jacek Sieradzki
Diabetologia Praktyczna 2011;12(1):6-10.

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Vol 12, No 1 (2011): Practical Diabetology
Review articles (submitted)
Published online: 2011-04-28

Abstract

The role of metformin is very important on every stage of therapy of type 2 diabetes. Among mechanismas of its action important is inkretin-like effect. This effect bases on reduction of the resistance of beta cell against GLP-1, what is probably determined genetically. (Diabet. Prakt. 2011; 12, 1: 6–10)

Abstract

The role of metformin is very important on every stage of therapy of type 2 diabetes. Among mechanismas of its action important is inkretin-like effect. This effect bases on reduction of the resistance of beta cell against GLP-1, what is probably determined genetically. (Diabet. Prakt. 2011; 12, 1: 6–10)
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Keywords

metformin; site effects; GLP-1 secretion; resistance against GLP-1

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Title

Incretin-like effect of metformin

Journal

Clinical Diabetology

Issue

Vol 12, No 1 (2011): Practical Diabetology

Pages

6-10

Published online

2011-04-28

Bibliographic record

Diabetologia Praktyczna 2011;12(1):6-10.

Keywords

metformin
site effects
GLP-1 secretion
resistance against GLP-1

Authors

Jacek Sieradzki

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