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Acarbose was superior to DPP-4is regarding weight loss (MD -1.23 kg, -2.08 to -0.33). J Diabetes Complications. 2005 Apr 18;(2):CD003639. Unable to load your collection due to an error COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.

Free PMC article Wang Z, Sun J, Han R, Fan D, Dong X, Luan Z, Xiang R, Zhao M, Yang J.Diabetes Obes Metab.

From these findings one might conclude that treatment with AGIs, i.e. miglitol, acarbose, and voglibose, by virtue of better weight management and specific loss of visceral fat, should contribute to net general reduction of CV risk factors (see below) and CV risk.

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Results: In patients treated with acarbose, males were less likely than females to lose ≥ 2 kg of weight (p = 0.025). 2018 Jan;20(1):113-120. doi: 10.1111/dom.13047. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Epub 2016 Feb 2. Elsevier Science Copyright © 2016. Triglyceride levels also significantly decreased during acarbose treatment compared to placebo (P<0.001). 2016 Apr-Jun;10(2):88-91. doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2015.09.021. Weng J, Soegondo S, Schnell O, Sheu WH, Grzeszczak W, Watada H, Yamamoto N, Kalra S.Diabetes Metab Res Rev. Acarbose reduces body weight irrespective of glycemic control in patients with diabetes: results of a worldwide, non-interventional, observational study data pool. This is also reflected in the BMI data . Flowchart of trial selection in the systematic review and network meta-analysis. 2017 Feb;43(1):48-58. doi: 10.1016/j.diabet.2016.09.005. COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. 2017 May 10;5(5):CD012204. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2016.01.023. Flowchart of trial selection in the systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Name must be less than 100 characters 2017 Sep;19(9):1295-1305. doi: 10.1111/dom.12971. 2015 Feb;31(2):155-67. doi: 10.1002/dmrr.2576. Acarbose, sold under the brand names Precose, Glucobay, and Prandase, is a most neglected and useful drug available for controlling blood sugar.

doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2016.01.023. Epub 2017 May 22.Holmbäck U, Forslund A, Grudén S, Alderborn G, Söderhäll A, Hellström PM, Lennernäs H.Obes Sci Pract. Effect on blood pressure Epub 2014 Oct 12.Talaviya PA, Saboo BD, Dodiya HG, Rao SK, Joshi SR, Modh VB, Ghadiya SV.Diabetes Metab Syndr. This can lead to a cascade of disordered metabolic signaling that culminates in diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Acarbose as an aid to Weight Loss. Acarbose is used to treat diabetes in combination with diet and other medications. Epub 2015 Nov 25.Zhang JP, Wang N, Xing XY, Yang ZJ, Wang X, Yang WY.J Diabetes. 2016 Jul;8(4):559-67. doi: 10.1111/1753-0407.12337. Acarbose works by slowing the action of certain chemicals that break down food to release glucose (sugar) into your blood. Epub 2017 Aug 10.Lo C, Toyama T, Wang Y, Lin J, Hirakawa Y, Jun M, Cass A, Hawley CM, Pilmore H, Badve SV, Perkovic V, Zoungas S.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. Balfour and McTavish (1993) reported that acarbose caused a dose-dependent reduction in body weight gain of genetically obese and hyperinsulinemic rats. Unable to load your collection due to an error Epub 2016 Oct 10.Diabetes Obes Metab. The Importance of Weight Loss Excessive weight gain changes body composition by increasing fat tissue mass. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011798.pub2.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. Data sources include IBM Watson Micromedex (updated 2 Sep 2020), Cerner Multum™ (updated 1 Sep 2020), … Animal studies with acarbose have consistently shown that acarbose has a body weight-lowering action.

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Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Published by Elsevier Inc. Consistent data demonstrate that acarbose induces weight loss in animals.130 The data in humans are more ambiguous; some reports indicate that acarbose is weight-neutral,85, 131, 132 while others report significant weight loss.