Acarbose

Known as: Acarbose [Chemical/Ingredient], Acarbosum, Acarbosa 
A pseudotetrasaccharide and inhibitor of alpha-glucosidase and pancreatic alpha-amylase with antihyperglycemic activity. Acarbose binds to and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
AIMS To compare the efficacy and tolerability of the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor, vildagliptin, with the alpha glucosidase… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a progressive and complex disorder that is difficult to treat effectively in the long term. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)-a prediabetic state-is an important risk factor for atherosclerosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
  • M. Hanefelda, M. Cagatayb, T. Petrowitschb, D. Neuserb, D. Petzinnab, M. Ruppc
  • 2003
Aims To assess if treatment with the -glucosidase inhibitor acarbose can reduce cardiovascular events in type 2 diabetic patients… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
In 1997, an International Expert Committee was convened to reexamine the classification and diagnostic criteria of diabetes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE The exact contributions of postprandial and fasting glucose increments to overall hyperglycemia remain controversial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The worldwide increase in type 2 diabetes mellitus is becoming a major health concern. We aimed to assess the effect… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To determine the degree to which alpha-glucosidase inhibitors, with their unique mode of action primarily reducing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND After nutrient ingestion there is an early response of glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) immunoreactivity, although GLP… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) (7-36 amide) is a physiological incretin hormone that is released after nutrient intake from the… (More)
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