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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of apolipoprotein (apo)E4 allele on plasma LDL cholesterol response to calorie-restricted diet therapy in type 2 diabetic patients. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Twenty-four diabetic patients with the apoE3/3 genotype and 11 diabetic patients with the apoE4/3 genotype were recruited. Participants(More)
Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) is a novel treatment modality for type 2 diabetes mellitus. However, GLP-1 has been suggested as a therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease (AD). In rodent studies, GLP-1 reduces amyloid beta (Aβ) and facilitates synaptic plasticity. Therefore, in the present study, we investigated how GLP-1 facilitates synaptic plasticity(More)
The secondary and adverse effects when biguanides, alpha-glycosidase inhibitor or thiazolidine derivative was used with sulphonylurea agent (SU) as compared with those with SU alone in Type 2 diabetes patients by using Systematic Review. Two-agent concurrent treatment groups, taken from studies in which subjects were assigned to a group given only a(More)
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