TITLE

Sitagliptin Successfully Ameliorates Glycemic Control in Werner Syndrome With Diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
KOBAYASHI, KAZUKI; KAWAMURA, HARUKIYO; YOKOTE, KOUTARO; KITAMOTO, TAKUMI; TAKEMOTO, MINORU; FUJIMOTO, MASAKI; ISHIKAWA, TAKAHIRO; ONISHI, SHUNICHIRO; OKABE, EMIKO; ISHIBASHI, RYOICHI
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Diabetes Care;Dec2012, Vol. 35 Issue 12, pe83
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses case study of a 58-year-old Japanese woman with Werner Syndrome (WS). It has been informed that she exhibited graying and loss of hair, a hoarse voice, refractory skin ulcers, bilateral juvenile cataracts, dyslipidemia and diabetes and WS was confirmed by genomic DNA analysis. It has been informed that the study found that sitagliptin could be an alternative choice for treatment of diabetes in patients with WS.
ACCESSION #
83529937

 

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