Durability of effects of exenatide treatment on glycemic control, body weight, systolic blood pressure, C-reactive protein, and triglyceride concentrations.

@article{Varanasi2011DurabilityOE,
  title={Durability of effects of exenatide treatment on glycemic control, body weight, systolic blood pressure, C-reactive protein, and triglyceride concentrations.},
  author={Ajay Varanasi and Ajay Chaudhuri and Sandeep Singh Dhindsa and Amita Arora and Teekam Lohano and Mehul R Vora and Paresh Dandona},
  journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={192-200}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine (1) whether long-term treatment with exenatide is associated with reductions in C-reactive protein (CRP), systolic blood pressure (BP), and triglyceride concentrations in addition to reductions in body weight and hemoglobin A(₁c) (A1C) levels and (2) whether these beneficial results persist without any loss of effect while exenatide is being used, and whether they reverse after its cessation. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of 141 patients with type 2… CONTINUE READING