Verapamil Inhibits the Glucose Transport Activity of GLUT1

  title={Verapamil Inhibits the Glucose Transport Activity of GLUT1},
  author={Larry L. Louters and Nathan Stehouwer and Janelle F Rekman and Andrew M Tidball and Alexandra M Cok and Christopher Peter Holstege},
  journal={Journal of Medical Toxicology},
Calcium channel blocker toxicity has been associated with marked hyperglycemia responsive only to high-dose insulin therapy. The exact mechanism(s) of this induced hyperglycemia has not been clearly delineated. The glucose transporter GLUT1 is expressed in a wide variety of cell types and is largely responsible for a basal level of glucose transport. GLUT1… CONTINUE READING