Biochemistry & Pharmacology: Open Access

Biochemistry & Pharmacology: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0501


Jimma L Lenjisa

  • Review Article
    Recent Advancements in Diabetes Pharmacotherapy
    Author(s): Minyahil A Woldu, Jimma L Lenjisa and Gizaw D SatessaMinyahil A Woldu, Jimma L Lenjisa and Gizaw D Satessa

    Background: Diabetes mellitus has reached epidemic proportions in many countries. Current challenges in diabetes mellitus management include: optimizing the use of currently available therapies to ensure adequate glycemic, blood pressure, and lipid control and to reduce complications. Aim of the review is to provide a brief overview of recent advancement in diabetes mellitus management. Method Different published articles were reviewed systematically. Result Current standard of care for Type 2 Diabetes mellitus consists of screening for elevated HbA1c levels or, in some cases, fasting plasma glucose, with diagnosis followed by management with lifestyle modifications and metformin. While Insulin, along with diet, is crucial to the survival of individuals with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Despite the known benefits of lifestyle modification, and insulin therapy many individuals still find .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0501.1000143

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