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Insulin Synthesis and Secretion

This is the first video under the series Insulin and Diabetes Mellitus. Through this video, we will know how is insulin synthesized and how is it secreted from the beta cells Pancreas gland has exocrine acini and endocrine islet Insulin is secreted from the beta cells of pancreas situated at the centre of islet. Alpha…

By Jose Scott January 16, 2020 6

Medication | diabetes medicines cause arthritis

Could your diabetes medicine be causing your arthritis? Next DPP-4 Inhibitors for Diabetes Can Cause Severe Joint Pain, FDA Says Robert Lowes writing for Medscape reported dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors for type 2 diabetes may cause joint pain so intense it is disabling, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned today. Fortunately, the pain…

By Jose Scott January 2, 2020 4