ACTH 1-17 effects in insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.


The aim of this study was to evaluate the metabolic effects of a new synthetic ACTH analogue (ACTH 1-17) in insulin-dependent diabetic subjects. ACTH 1-17 (100 micrograms, intramuscular injection) was administered at 07(00)-07(30) every second day for 20 days. Changes in insulin dosage were carried out to maintain the same metabolic control during the… (More)