Blood Sugar; Diabetes Mellitus; Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus; Type II Diabetes
Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism--the way our bodies use digested food for growth and energy. Most of the food we eat is broken down into glucose, the form of sugar in the blood. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body. After digestion, glucose passes into the bloodstream, where it is used by cells for growth and energy. For glucose to get into cells, insulin must be present. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas, a large gland behind the stomach. When we eat, the pancr...
Diabetes as related to Sulfonylureas
- Sulfonylureas - Diabetes Self-Management
Unfortunately, sulfonylureas do not always succeed in controlling diabetes. With sulfonylurea therapy, some 10% to 20% of people will immediately fail to control ...
- Oral Diabetes Pills: Sulfonylureas, Biguanides, and More
Learn about oral diabetes medications for treating type 2 diabetes, including side effects.
- Sulfonylureas - Diabetes | Sulfa Drug
Diabetes >> Diabetes Medications >> Sulfonylureas: Sulfonylureas . Since 1994, sulfonylureas is the only drug used for diabetes in United States. It stimulates the ...
- Sulfonylureas | Diabetesnet.com
Sulfonylureas, the first drug group introduced into the U.S. in 1955, stimulates the beta cells to produce more insulin. These drugs have kept many Type 2’s off ...
- Sulfonylureas for Type 2 Diabetes - WebMD
Drug details for Sulfonylureas for type 2 diabetes.
- Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Medication: Antidiabetics ...
Type 2 diabetes mellitus consists of an array of dysfunctions characterized by hyperglycemia and resulting from the combination of resistance to insulin action ...
- Diabetes Medicine: Sulfonylureas - Diabetes Self-Management
This week, we’ll look at another class of diabetes pills called sulfonylureas. What are sulfonylureas? One of the trickiest drug names to …
- Switching from Insulin to Oral Sulfonylureas in Patients ...
Original Article. Switching from Insulin to Oral Sulfonylureas in Patients with Diabetes Due to Kir6.2 Mutations. Ewan R. Pearson, M.R.C.P., Ph.D., Isabelle Flechtner ...
- Sulfonylureas for Type 2 Diabetes - Verywell
What Are Sulfonylureas? Sulfonylureas are oral medications that help lower blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. Medications in this class include:
- Sulfonylurea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
General formula of a sulfonylurea, showing the sulfonylurea backbone itself in red and the side chains that distinguish each compound in blue.