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Study Says Byetta, Other GLP-1 Agonists May Release Sugar into Blood

byetta may make diabetes worseCambridge News reports on a new study that suggests certain type 2 diabetes medications may in fact be doing the very thing they’re supposed to prevent. The study, published last week in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, says drugs belonging to the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonist class, such as AstraZeneca’s Byetta, “may actually release sugar into the blood.” The findings are problematic, considering high blood sugar is one ...

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