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      Preliminary Experience on Treatment of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes mellitus with a Long-Acting Somatostatin Analogue (L363,586)

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          L363,586 is a potent, long-acting, somatostatin derivative. Intravenous and intranasal administration to diabetic subjects was effective in reducing both fasting and postprandial hyperglycemia. Also in patients stabilized on a closed-loop insulin infusion device, the intranasal administration of L363,586 was able to improve the glucose imbalance known as dawn phenomenon. Therefore, this analogue associated to standard insulin replacement could be useful in the control of unstable diabetes.

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          Journal
          HRE
          Horm Res Paediatr
          10.1159/issn.1663-2818
          Hormone Research in Paediatrics
          S. Karger AG
          978-3-8055-4809-0
          978-3-318-01960-5
          1663-2818
          1663-2826
          1988
          1988
          28 November 2008
          : 29
          : 2-3
          : 95-98
          Affiliations
          aIstituto di Patologia Medica, Università di Perugia, Italia; bMount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ont., Canada; cClinical Research Center, Section of Diabetes, University of Pittsburgh, Pa., USA
          Article
          180978 Horm Res 1988;29:95–98
          10.1159/000180978
          2900206
          © 1988 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 4
          Categories
          Somatostatin: Recent Advances in Basic Research and Clinical Applications

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