ISSN 2321–3647
Sun, 19 Nov 2017

A Review on Incretins

Sujatha Byna*1, Krishnaveni Manubolu1, Munna Sreenivasulu2, P Yanadaiah3

1. Department of Pharmaceutics, Narayana Pharmacy College, Chintha Reddy Palem, Nellore- 524002, Andhra Pradesh, India.

2. Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Narayana Pharmacy College, Chintha Reddy, Palem, Nellore-524002, Andhra Pradesh, India.

3. Department of  Pharmacology, Narayana Pharmacy College, Chintha Reddy, Palem, Nellore-524002, Andhra Pradesh, India.


ABSTRACT

Now a days Diabetes is a dreadful disease which alter the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fatty acids. Most commonly occurring type is non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus which may affect 90-95% of the people. Incretins are becoming popular these days. Incretins are gut hormones secreted in response to food. They mainly increase the secretion of insulin. Now a days Incretin mimetics, DPP- IV inhibitors are used in the treatment of type-2 diabetes. However, many oral hypoglycemics are available, but still there is a need to overcome the problems associated with oral hypoglycemics.

Keywords: Diabetes, Incretins.


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