Chapter 10. Drug Therapy for the Obese Diabetic Patient

  1. Anthony H. Barnett2,3,4 and
  2. Sudhesh Kumar5
  1. John P. H. Wilding

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470741474.ch10

Obesity and Diabetes, Second Edition

Obesity and Diabetes, Second Edition

How to Cite

Wilding, J. P. H. (2009) Drug Therapy for the Obese Diabetic Patient, in Obesity and Diabetes, Second Edition (eds A. H. Barnett and S. Kumar), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470741474.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Medicine, University of Birmingham, UK

  2. 3

    Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Trust, UK

  3. 4

    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Undergraduate Centre, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham, B9 5SS, UK

  4. 5

    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK

Author Information

  1. Clinical Sciences Centre, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool, L9 7AL UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470519813

Online ISBN: 9780470741474

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Keywords:

  • drug therapy for obese diabetic patient;
  • treatment of hyperglycaemia;
  • drug therapy for obese diabetic patient;
  • non-sulfonylurea insulin secretagogues;
  • thiazolidinediones - agonists at peroxisome proliferator activated receptor-g (PPARg);
  • incretin mimetics and DPP-IV inhibitors;
  • anti-obesity drugs in diabetic management;
  • antihypertensive treatment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Drugs for hyperglycaemia

  • The role of anti-obesity drugs in diabetic management

  • Antihypertensive treatment

  • Use of other drugs that may cause weight gain

  • References