Degludec insulin: A novel basal insulin

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Kalra, Sanjay; Unnikrishnan, Ambika Gopalakrishnan; Baruah, Manash; Kalra, Bharti;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism,volume 15,issue Suppl1,pagesS12-S16 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3152187, doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.83056
  • Subject: insulin analogue | Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | Basal insulin analogue | Review Article | type 1 diabetes | type 2 diabetes | degludec | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | second-generation insulin analogue | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology

This paper reviews a novel insulin analogue, degludec, which has the potential to emerge as an ideal basal insulin. It reviews the limitations of existing basal insulin and analogues, and highlights the need for a newer molecule. The paper discusses the potential advant... View more
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