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Sulphonylureas and the rise and fall of beta-cell function

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Sulphonylureas are an accepted and widely used treatment for hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes. The UK Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) demonstrated that, like other oral agents used in clinical practice, there are early good results which fail over time. Conclusions drawn show that it is in fact a result of progressive loss of beta-cell function. Results from the UKPDS and several other studies reinforce the need for ongoing and tailored treatment to maintain glycaemic control and slow sym...

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Matthews, DR More by this author
Wallace, TM More by this author
Journal:
British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease
Volume:
5
Issue:
4
Pages:
192-196
Publication date:
2005-07-05
ISSN:
1474-6514
URN:
uuid:2675af15-6f74-4611-b79a-d3e8511f902d
Source identifiers:
94978
Local pid:
pubs:94978

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