hypoglycemic agent

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Noun1.hypoglycemic agent - any of various agents that decrease the level of glucose in the blood and are used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus
Orinase, tolbutamide - sulfonylurea; an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Orinase) used in the treatment of adult-onset diabetes mellitus
insulin - hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
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OSA technology captures the most bioactive parts of the Gymnema sylvestre leaf and produces an isolate with a specified molecular weight, which mimics a hypoglycemic agent.
In the streptozotocin-induced type 2 diabetic rats, [beta]-amyrin palmitate at 50[micro]g/kg significantly reduced serum glucose levels and at a better rate than the standard oral hypoglycemic agent 500[micro]g/kg glibenclamide.
A 47-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus who had been treated with a sulfonylurea for 10 years began experiencing frequent episodes of hypoglycemia even after complete withdrawal of the hypoglycemic agent.
These studies indicate that aloe gel has a beneficial effect on the liver, as a hypoglycemic agent, and in cardiovascular disease by reducing oxidative stress (graph.
The study was carried out with pure saponin, which was previously extracted from the balamites fruit mesocarp, and the water extract of saponin was used as an oral hypoglycemic agent.
05 Percentage of patients with 39% 0% - urine sugar Type of treatment OHA 44 (44%) - Insulin 16 (16%) - OHA + insulin 40 (40%) - NS, not significant; OHA, oral hypoglycemic agent.
Tokyo, Japan, Jan 30, 2006 - (JCN) - Ajinomoto and Astellas Pharma jointly announced on January 27 that they have filed a supplemental New Drug Application (SNDA) for FASTIC Tablet/STARSIS Tablet (nateglinide), a fast-acting postprandial hypoglycemic agent co-developed by the two companies.
3) A CSF glucose value greater than that seen in plasma may occur if the CSF has been collected immediately following exposure to a hypoglycemic agent, such as insulin.
a) [beta]-Amyrin palmitate at 50[micro]g/kg significantly reduced serum glucose levels and was comparable to the standard oral hypoglycemic agent 500[micro]g/kg glibenclamide
In addition, the primary anthocyanin contained in the anthocyanin-enriched extract, malvidin-3-O-glucoside, was an active hypoglycemic agent when administered as a pure compound while another abundant anthocyanin from the extract, delphinidin-3-O-glucoside, did not show significant bioactivity.
All subjects were taking metformin and another oral hypoglycemic agent, had achieved hemoglobin [A.
where he first became interested in the chemistry of strained rings related to the hypoglycemic agent, hypoglycin.