Exenatide shows anti-inflammatory effect

November 2nd, 2011 by MorganDowney Leave a reply »

A new study of exenatide, a drug for type 2 diabetes which can also cause weight loss, has shown a rapid anti-inflammatory effect, independent of weight loss, in a study of 24 obese diabetics. Participants also saw a drop in HbA1c levels from 8.6% to 7.4% ┬áThe anti-inflammatory effect may reduce the risk of atherosclerosis in patients with type 2 diabetes.Exenatide Exerts a Potent Antiinflam… [J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011] – PubMed – NCBI Exenatide has previously been shown to cause about a 6.6 kg (14lb) weight loss combined with a lifestyle modification program. Effects of exenatide combined with lifestyle modifi… [Am J Med. 2010] – PubMed – NCBI