ISSN 2321–3647
Sun, 19 Nov 2017

Advances in Diabetes Mellitus: A Contemporary Review

Santosh S. Chhajed*1, Arvind B. Naik2, Angel P. Godad2, Jineetkumar B. Gawad2

1. SSDJ College of Pharmacy Chandwad, Dist: Nasik (M.S) India.

2. St. John Institute of Pharmacy & Research Palghar (E), Dist: Thane (M.S) India.


ABSTRACT

Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorder in which a person has high blood sugar either because the body does not produce enough insulin or because cells do not respond to the insulin. There are three main types of diabetes, Type I, Type II and Gestational, insulin therapy is used for the treatment of diabetes by administration of exogenous insulin.  Several classes of oral hypoglycemic agents like sulfonylureas, biguanides and alpha-glucosidase inhibitors are available for the treatment of type II diabetes.  Tremendous advances have occurred in past few decades. New technologies include a variety of alternatives to needle injection for insulin delivery, advances in blood glucose (BG) monitoring devices and novel treatment technologies. The overall goal of DM technology to improve BG control, avoid long term complications and improve patient quality of life. Although these new technologies interesting to use, they must improve outcomes such as BG control and prevent long term complications to be effective and receive widespread acceptance. 

Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin, Oral Hypoglycemic Agents, Advance Therapies.


[PDF]  Viewed: 1037  Downloaded: 251
  • Call for paper
    Call for paper

    American Journal of Pharmacy and Health Research (AJPHR) is a peer-reviewed, monthly official international journal allowing access to abstracts and full-text.

  • Email & SMS Alerts
    Email & SMS Alerts

    Email/SMS alert system is one of the key features and gives update information about the submitted manuscript.

    Read more...

  • Article Statastics
    Article Statastics

    American Journal of Pharmacy and Health Research (AJPHR) provides unique facility for authors to know popularity of articles on basis of numbers of PDF download and views. It will display in tabulated format.

  • Online Submission
    Online Submission

    American Journal of Pharmacy and Health Research (AJPHR) is one of the International open access journal devoted to various disciplines in science and technology.

    Read more...

web counter
web counter