Devada Singh-Franco

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BACKGROUND Incretin glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) is a hormone released from cells in the gastrointestinal tract (GI), leading to glucose-dependent insulin release from the pancreas. It also suppresses postprandial hyperglycemia, glucagon secretion and slows gastric emptying. Exenatide (EXE), a functional analog of human GLP-1, was approved by the US FDA(More)
OBJECTIVE This updated meta-analysis determines the effect of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors on glycemic and tolerability outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease with glomerular filtration rate of ⩽60 mL/min or on dialysis. METHODS In all, 14 citations were identified from multiple databases. Qualitative(More)
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