TITLE

Diabetes Mellitus

AUTHOR(S)
Joost, Hans-Georg; Schürmann, Annette
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology;2004, p298
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "diabetes mellitus" is presented. It refers to hyperglycemia due to absolute or relative lack of insulin. Basic mechanisms associated to diabetes mellitus are discussed. A chart is presented that lists the pharmakokinefic characteristics of the most commonly used insulin preparations and analogs.
ACCESSION #
22802471

 

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