Pramlintide: A new tool in diabetes management.


The amylin analogue pramlintide acts in concert with insulin to regulate glucose metabolism. It reduces postprandial hyperglycemia by suppressing postprandial glucagon secretion, regulating gastric emptying, and reducing food intake. In clinical use, pramlintide reduces postprandial glycemic excursions and improves A(1c) without the weight gain and… (More)