Gut hormone-drug combination therapy may help tackle type 2 diabetes

September 12, 2014 7:45 PM

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Gut hormone-drug combination therapy may help tackle type 2 diabetes

Washington: Scientists have revealed that a combined treatment with a drug that mimics the action of a gut hormone and basal insulin is more effective at improving blood sugar control than other anti-diabetic treatments.

According to the study, the treatment works with similar rates of hypoglycaemia (dangerously low blood sugar levels) and greater weight loss, a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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