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ea0035p487 | Diabetes therapy | ECE2014

Changes in insulin sensitivity and DHEAS in type 2 diabetic men treated with liraglutide

Piedrola Gonzalo , Cepero Daniel , Gil Concepcion , Ramirez Jessica , Roa Ricardo

DHEAS, an adrenal steroid which displays antiatherogenic and cardioprotective actions, has been pointed as a marker of insulin sensivity (IS). No studies have inquired the effects of liraglutide on DHEAS levels and its relatioship with IS in patients with type 2 diabetes.Methods: We have studied 12 diabetic male patients (aged 48.6±10.4 years), before and after 6 months of liraglutide therapy. Liraglutide was initiated at 0.6 mg/day for a week and 1...