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Quick Take: Glucagon Receptor Antagonist–Stimulated α-Cell Proliferation Is Severely Restricted With Advanced Age

12:23 EDT 17 May 2019 | 2 Minute Medicine

Glucagon-containing α-cells are important for regulating glucose homeostasis along with insulin-secreting β-cells. Glucagon receptor antagonists (GRAs) hold potential as antidiabetic therapies, but there is a concern that GRAs may cause α-cells to proliferate. While studies evaluating this have been carried out in rodents, these have been limited to young mice, raising questions surrounding the effect […]
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