NeTethering FGF21 with a GLP-1

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NeTethering FGF21 with a GLP-1


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Default NeTethering FGF21 with a GLP-1

Interesting read in Science Daily - Tethering together type 2 diabetes drugs increases efficacy of combination therapy
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Biomedical engineers at Duke University have shown that the efficacy of a two-pronged type 2 diabetes treatment increases when the drugs are linked by a heat-sensitive tether rather than simply concurrently administered. The combination molecule is formed by an elastin-like polypeptide (ELP) linker that forms a gel-like depot when injected under the skin, which slowly dissolves and releases the active drug over time.
FGF21 is naturally produced by the liver, so not so sure I would call it a drug but maybe in this case, a supplement.

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