Define diabetes and its types and causes
Describe the role of insulin in the body and the disease condition associated with it
Define antidiabetics and categorize based on the chemical class
Explain various strategies useful in the treatment of hyperglycaemia
Describe the mechanism of action of various classes of oral hypoglycaemic agents
Discuss the structure-activity relationship of sulphonyl ureas
List the latest drugs in the class of antidiabetics
The pancreas contains at least four different types of endocrine cells, including A (alpha, glucagon-producing), B (beta, insulin-producing), D (delta, somatostatin-producing), and F (PP, pancreatic polypeptide-producing). ...