Antidiabetic Drugs: Mechanisms of Action and Potential Outcomes on Cellular Metabolism.

@article{Meneses2015AntidiabeticDM,
  title={Antidiabetic Drugs: Mechanisms of Action and Potential Outcomes on Cellular Metabolism.},
  author={Maria Jo{\~a}o Meneses and Branca M Silva and M{\'a}rio Sousa and R. Garcia Sa and Pedro Fontes Oliveira and Marco G Alves},
  journal={Current pharmaceutical design},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 25},
  pages={
          3606-20
        }
}
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases and has been a leading cause of death in the last decades. Thus, methods to detect, prevent or delay this disease and its co-morbidities have long been a matter of discussion. Nowadays, DM patients, particularly those suffering with type 2 DM, are advised to alter their diet and physical exercise regimens and then proceed progressively from monotherapy, dual therapy, and multi-agent therapy to insulin administration, as the… CONTINUE READING