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Sglt2 receptors

Zhiming Zhu
Management of hypertension in diabetes is critical for reducing cardiovascular mortality and morbidity. Dietary approaches for controlling high blood pressure have historically focused on sodium. Thus, many guidelines recommend that patients with type 2 diabetes reduce high sodium intake. Nonetheless, the potential benefits of sodium reduction are debatable. The kidney has a crucial role in glucose filtration and reabsorption in addition to its regulation of fluid and electrolyte homeostasis. A key factor linking sodium uptake and glucose transport is the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) in renal proximal tubular cells...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
Andrea Egger, Marius E Kraenzlin, Christian Meier
Anti-diabetic drugs are widely used and are essential for adequate glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. Recently, marketed anti-diabetic drugs include incretin-based therapies (GLP-1 receptor agonists and DPP-4 inhibitors) and sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. In contrast to well-known detrimental effects of thiazolidinediones on bone metabolism and fracture risk, clinical data on the safety of incretin-based therapies is limited. Based on meta-analyses of trials investigating the glycemic-lowering effect of GLP-1 receptor agonists and DPP4 inhibitors, it seems that incretin-based therapies are not associated with an increase in fracture risk...
October 5, 2016: Current Osteoporosis Reports
Soe Naing, Anapuma Poliyedath, Stutee Khandelwal, Teresa Sigala
Cardiovascular (CV) disease is the leading cause of death in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Most published trials of glucose-lowering agents have shown no significant CV benefit or increased risk of death or heart failure, with the exception of metformin. Three novel classes of glucose-lowering agents, dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists, and sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, have been approved by the FDA for the treatment of T2DM in the United States and other parts of the world in the last decade...
October 4, 2016: Postgraduate Medicine
Michael A Nauck, Juris J Meier
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September 15, 2016: Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology
Juan P Frías, Cristian Guja, Elise Hardy, Azazuddin Ahmed, Fang Dong, Peter Öhman, Serge A Jabbour
BACKGROUND: Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists and sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors reduce glycaemia and weight, and improve cardiovascular risk factors via different mechanisms. We aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of co-initiation of the GLP-1 receptor agonist exenatide and the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin with exenatide or dapagliflozin alone in patients with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled by metformin. METHODS: DURATION-8 was a 28 week, multicentre, double-blind, randomised, active-controlled phase 3 trial done at 109 sites in six countries...
September 15, 2016: Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology
Zhiming Zhu
Management of hypertension in diabetes is critical for reducing cardiovascular mortality and morbidity. Dietary approaches for controlling high blood pressure have historically focused on sodium. Thus, many guidelines recommend that patients with type 2 diabetes reduce high sodium intake. Nonetheless, the potential benefits of sodium reduction are debatable. The kidney has a crucial role in glucose filtration and reabsorption in addition to its regulation of fluid and electrolyte homeostasis. A key factor linking sodium uptake and glucose transport is the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) in renal proximal tubular cells...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
Rebecca L Paszkiewicz, Richard N Bergman
For some time, it has been clear that elevated glucose is detrimental to the organism. A plethora of medicines have been introduced to reduce the fasting and postprandial glucose levels (including insulin, glucagon-like peptide receptor 1 [GLP-1] agonists, and sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 [SGLT2] inhibitors, among others). Although these medications are useful to reduce tissue exposure to glucose, no single compound and no combination have been able to totally normalize the blood sugar. Thus, it was astonishing when it was reported that surgery of the gastrointestinal tract could not only reduce obesity but also normalize the blood sugar...
July 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Alla K Ovsyannikova, Oksana D Rymar, Elena V Shakhtshneider, Vadim V Klimontov, Elena A Koroleva, Natalya E Myakina, Mikhail I Voevoda
Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) is a heterogeneous group of diseases associated with gene mutations leading to dysfunction of pancreatic β-cells. Thirteen identified MODY variants differ from each other by the clinical course and treatment requirement. Currently, MODY subtypes 1-5 are best-studied, descriptions of the other forms are sporadic. This article reports a MODY12 clinical case, caused by a mutation in the gene of the ATP-binding cassette transporter sub-family C member 8 (ABCC8), encoding sulfonylurea receptor 1...
September 2016: Diabetes Therapy: Research, Treatment and Education of Diabetes and related Disorders
Angelo Avogaro, Gian Paolo Fadini, Giorgio Sesti, Enzo Bonora, Stefano Del Prato
Diabetic patients suffer from a high rate of cardiovascular events and such risk increases with HbA1c. However, lowering HbA1c does not appear to yield the same benefit on macrovascular endpoints, as observed for microvascular endpoints. As the number of glucose-lowering medications increases, clinicians have to consider several open questions in the management of type 2 diabetes, one of which is the cardiovascular risk profile of each regimen. Recent placebo-controlled cardiovascular outcome trials (CVOTs) have responded to some of these questions, but careful interpretation is needed...
2016: Cardiovascular Diabetology
John P H Wilding, Surya Panicker Rajeev, Ralph A DeFronzo
Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) are the most recent addition to the therapeutic options available for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and became available after the introduction of incretin-based therapies, dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs). These agents have potential advantages with regard to their weight loss-promoting effect, low risk of hypoglycemia, reduction in blood pressure, and reduction in cardiovascular events in high-risk patients (with empagliflozin)...
August 2016: Diabetes Care
R W Coch, J B Green
AIMS: The increased risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes has been known for many years. However, until recently the cardiovascular (CV) impact of glucose lowering strategies has been inadequately understood. Major clinical trials have now investigated the impact of intensification of glycemic control upon CV outcomes, as well as the CV effects of glucose management with newer antihyperglycemic agents. DATA SYNTHESIS: Key findings from recently completed CV outcomes trials of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP4) inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists, and sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors completed thus far are reviewed and summarized...
September 2016: Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases: NMCD
R C Bonadonna, C Borghi, A Consoli, M Volpe
AIMS: Diabetes treatments aim at preventing undesirable metabolic effects of hyperglycemia and at preventing/reducing tissue damage, including cardiovascular (CV) events. For approval, novel diabetes drugs undergo early systematic investigation to assess CV safety. This review provides an updated analysis of the results of recent studies examining novel diabetes medications and CV outcomes. DATA SYNTHESIS: The new regulatory guidelines enforce adjudication of all CV events when testing novel diabetes drugs...
September 2016: Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases: NMCD
Hideaki Kaneto, Atsushi Obata, Masashi Shimoda, Tomohiko Kimura, Hidenori Hirukawa, Seizo Okauchi, Taka-Aki Matsuoka, Kohei Kaku
Pancreatic β-cell dysfunction and insulin resistance are the main characteristics of type 2 diabetes. Chronic exposure of β-cells to hyperglycemia leads to the deterioration of b-cell function. Such phenomena are well known as pancreatic β-cell glucose toxicity. MafA, a strong transactivator of insulin gene, is particularly important for the maintenance of mature β -cell function, but its expression level is significantly reduced under diabetic conditions which is likely associated with β -cell failure...
June 26, 2016: Current Medicinal Chemistry
Holly E Gurgle, Karen White, Carrie McAdam-Marx
Controversy exists regarding the selection of second-line therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) who are unable to achieve glycemic control with metformin therapy alone. Newer pharmacologic treatments for T2DM include glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists and sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors. Both the classes of medication are efficacious, exhibit positive effects on weight, and are associated with minimal risk of hypoglycemia. The purpose of this review is to compare the clinical trial and real-world effectiveness data of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists versus sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors related to A1c reduction, weight loss, cost-effectiveness, cardiovascular outcomes, and safety in patients with T2DM...
2016: Vascular Health and Risk Management
Abd A Tahrani, Anthony H Barnett, Clifford J Bailey
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a global epidemic that poses a major challenge to health-care systems. Improving metabolic control to approach normal glycaemia (where practical) greatly benefits long-term prognoses and justifies early, effective, sustained and safety-conscious intervention. Improvements in the understanding of the complex pathogenesis of T2DM have underpinned the development of glucose-lowering therapies with complementary mechanisms of action, which have expanded treatment options and facilitated individualized management strategies...
October 2016: Nature Reviews. Endocrinology
Aki Okamoto, Hirohide Yokokawa, Hironobu Sanada, Toshio Naito
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to investigate changes in levels of biomarkers associated with adipocyte function and insulin and glucagon kinetics after a meal tolerance test (MTT) during treatment with dapagliflozin among obese type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients. METHODS: T2DM patients with hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels >6.5 % and body mass index (BMI) >25 kg/m(2) were treated with dapagliflozin 5 mg/day for at least 12 weeks. HbA1c, body weight, ketone bodies, adiponectin, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1), and C-reactive protein (CRP) were measured before and after treatment with dapagliflozin...
June 22, 2016: Drugs in R&D
A J Scheen
AIMS: Empagliflozin, a sodium-glucose cotransporter type 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, has been associated with a remarkable reduction in cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes and antecedents of cardiovascular disease. This effect was attributed to a diuretic (haemodynamic) rather than metabolic (antiatherogenic) effect. The aim of this review is to offer arguments that either support or challenge this 'diuretic hypothesis'. METHODS: The literature was scrutinized to: (1) examine the diuretic effects of SGLT2 inhibitors vs...
September 2016: Diabetes & Metabolism
Guntram Schernthaner, Marie Helene Schernthaner-Reiter, Gerit-Holger Schernthaner
During the last decade, the armamentarium for glucose-lowering drugs has increased enormously by the development of DPP-4 inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists and SGLT2 inhibitors, allowing individualization of antidiabetic therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Some combinations can now be used without an increased risk for severe hypoglycemia and weight gain. Following a request of the US Food and Drug Administration, many large cardiovascular (CV) outcome studies have been performed in patients with longstanding disease and established CV disease...
June 2016: Clinical Therapeutics
François Briand, Eric Mayoux, Emmanuel Brousseau, Noémie Burr, Isabelle Urbain, Clément Costard, Michael Mark, Thierry Sulpice
In clinical trials, a small increase in LDL cholesterol has been reported with sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. The mechanisms by which the SGLT2 inhibitor empagliflozin increases LDL cholesterol levels were investigated in hamsters with diet-induced dyslipidemia. Compared with vehicle, empagliflozin 30 mg/kg/day for 2 weeks significantly reduced fasting blood glucose by 18%, with significant increase in fasting plasma LDL cholesterol, free fatty acids, and total ketone bodies by 25, 49, and 116%, respectively...
July 2016: Diabetes
Helena M de Wit, Maarten Te Groen, Maroeska M Rovers, Cees J Tack
AIMS: The size of the placebo response in type 2 diabetes (T2DM) treatment and its relation to the route of drug administration have not been systematically reviewed. We aimed to determine weight loss, change in HbA1c and incidence of adverse events after treatment with injectable placebo GLP-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1ra), compared with oral placebo DPP-4 inhibitor (DPP-4i) and placebo SGLT-2 inhibitor (SGLT-2i). METHODS: PubMed, EMBASE and Central were searched up to September 2014 for randomized placebo controlled trials investigating GLP-1ra, DPP-4i or SGLT2-i...
July 2016: British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
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