Can Incretin Mimetics Improve Beta Cell Dysfunction

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When it comes to patients with uncontrolled diabetes, the authors say exenatide injection improves blood sugars, beta cell function and beta cell mass.
Patients would inject Byetta twice a day before meals, delivering doses of 5 mcg or 10 mcg. It is contraindicated in patients with type 1 diabetes and in those undergoing diabetic ketoacidosis treatment.
Can Incretin Mimetics Improve Beta Cell Dysfunction
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By Mackenzi Nelson, DPM, and John S. Steinberg, DPM

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