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Author Topic: Studies say that Lamivudine may lower risk of Diabetes  (Read 704 times)

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Studies say that Lamivudine may lower risk of Diabetes
« on: September 23, 2020, 08:35:33 pm »
Lamivudine, the drug in Triumeq, Dovato and Epzicom may be helping lower your chances of developing type 2 diabetes according to this article.
If true, this great for the aging HIV positive community, myself included.

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"Researchers found that patients taking the drugs had a 33% lower risk of developing diabetes. The scientists say that the risk reduction makes sense based on how the drugs are known to work, and noted that one of the drugs, lamivudine, improved insulin sensitivity significantly in human cell samples and in a mouse model of diabetes"...

Read more..
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-09-hiv-drugs-diabetes.amp

 


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