Cystic Fibrosis

GLP-1 drug could be better alternative to insulin for CF-related diabetes

The GLP-1 receptor agonist exenatide may be a better alternative to insulin for the management of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes (CFRD), a pilot study carried out by respiratory physicians and endocrinologists in South Australia suggests. In a study involving six young people with CF, pancreatic exocrine insufficiency and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), they found that a ...

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