Current indicating limitations in gliptines, GLP1-receptor agonists and basal insulin analogues

Authors: Emil Martinka
Authors‘ workplace: Národný endokrinologický a diabetologický ústav, diabetologické oddelenie, primár doc. MUDr. Emil Martinka, PhD., Ľubochňa ;  MMM Consulting, Bratislava
Published in: Forum Diab 2013; 2(2): 130-139


Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a very heterogeneous disorder whose pathogenic mechanisms progresses also after diagnosis of the disease. Prognosis of this disease in terms of metabolic control depends primarily on its quality during the first 10-15 years of treatment. Treatment requires individualized approach with the use of the widest possible range of pharmaceuticals already in the early stages. In terms of clinical practice, it is therefore necessary that these pharmaceutical agents are available also in terms of covering by insurance companies and indicating limitations. Recently, our range of availability of innovative pharmaceuticals significantly improved especially in gliptines, basal insulin analogues and GLP1-receptor agonists.

Key words:
basal insulin analogues – gliptines – indicating restrictions


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