REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 127-131

Red carpeting the newer antidiabetics


Registrar, AMC, 3rd Floor, Medwin Hospital, Chirag Ali lane, Nampally, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Dilip Gude
Registrar, Internal Medicine, Medwin Hospital, Nampally, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500 001
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-500X.95507

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The rapidly increasing prevalence of diabetes on a global scale beseeches an urgent need for newer and better treatment options. Our better understanding of the pathophysiology of diabetes has enabled a continual churn out of newer antidiabetic agents with varying modes of action. Sodium-Glucose Transport Proteins-2 inhibitors, dipeptidyl peptidase IV inhibitors, glucagon-like peptide analogues, glucokinase activators, dual peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor agonists, monoclonal antibodies, and dopamine-2 receptor agonists either as monotherapy or combination therapy with the existing oral hypoglycemic agents compound our fight against diabetes. A review of the newer drugs targeting various aspects in the management of diabetes is presented.


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