24-h blood glucose pattern in type I and type II diabetics after oral treatment with pentoxifylline as assessed by artificial endocrine pancreas

Abstract

Based on the known action of xanthine derivatives on the insulin secretion, the effect of pentoxifylline on carbohydrate homeostasis of type I (IDDM) and type II (NIDDM) diabetics was investigated. Pentoxifylline is known to exert a favorable influence on hemorheological disturbances in such patients. Twenty-four hour blood glucose pattern and insulin… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02732036

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