alexa Metformin Use in Adolescents: Old and New Therapeutic Perspectives | OMICS International | Abstract
ISSN: 2155-6156

Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Research Article

Metformin Use in Adolescents: Old and New Therapeutic Perspectives

Fawziya Alkhalaf1,2, Ashraf T Soliman2,3*, and Vincenzo De Sanctis4

1Pediatric Department, HMC, Doha-Qatar

2Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College-Doha-Qatar

3Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, Alexandria University Children’s Hospital Alexandria, Egypt

4Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic, Quisisana Hospital, Ferrara, Italy

*Corresponding Author:
Ashraf Soliman
Professor of Pediatrics and Endocrinology
Department of Pediatric Hamad Medical Center
(HMC), Doha - Qatar. (*) HMC, Qatar
Tel: +974-55983874
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: October 02, 2014; Accepted date: November 17, 2014; Published date: November 19, 2014

Citation: Alkhalaf F, Soliman AT, De Sanctis V (2014) Metformin Use in Adolescents: Old and New Therapeutic Perspectives. J Diabetes Metab 5:472. doi:10.4172/2155-6156.1000472

Copyright: © 2014 Alkhalaf F, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Abstract

Metformin (dimethylbiguanide) is now considered to be the most widely prescribed agent in the treatment of diabetes. The global increase in the prevalence of obesity among children and adolescents is accompanied by the appearance and increasing prevalence of insulin resistance, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). In addition, children and adolescents with premature pubarche and polycystic ovary have considerable degree of insulin resistance. The insulin sensitizing action/s of Metformin encourage (add s to encourage to be encourages) many investigators and physician to use it as the primary drug of choice in these conditions for both prevention and treatment. However, long term controlled studies are still required to assess the degree and duration of effectiveness and safety of using Metformin .In this review the old and new therapeutic perspectives of this drug are presented.

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2018-19
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri & Aquaculture Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Clinical Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Food & Nutrition Journals

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics & Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Materials Science Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Nursing & Health Care Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

Ann Jose

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

 
© 2008- 2018 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version