Acarbose Treatment in Insulin-Dependent (Type I) Diabetes Mellitus

  • S. Raptis
  • G. Dimitriadis
  • D. Hadjidakis

Abstract

We all know well that during the last 30 years not a single new medication has been discovered which would present a mode of action different from that the established medications for the therapy of diabetes mellitus. It is characteristic that postprandial hyperglycemia in type I diabetics is particularly difficult to compensated since the increase of blood glucose cannot by synchronized with the high levels of exogenously administered insulin.

Keywords

Placebo Sugar Sucrose Starch Carbohydrate 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Raptis
    • 1
  • G. Dimitriadis
    • 1
  • D. Hadjidakis
    • 1
  1. 1.2nd Department of Internal Medicine PropaedeuticAthens University, Evangelismos HospitalAthensGreece

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