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- adj. Countering diabetes.
- n. Any drug that counters diabetes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An agent or medicine that will prevent or cure diabetes; specifically, a drug which diminishes the elimination of sugar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus
The mineral vanadium is known as an antidiabetic agent because of its insulin-like effects in the body.
But it also predicted generic competition to oral antidiabetic products and impact from health-care reforms in its markets.
Flaxseed prevents insulin resistance in four ways, making it the king of antidiabetic foods.
The antidiabetic activities of cinnamon have been researched and discussed in many of my previous books and lectures.
Another recent study suggests that diabetics who are being treated with thiazolidinedione, an antidiabetic drug, provided “further evidence of a possible association between long-term use of thiazolidinediones and fractures, particularly of the hip and wrist, in patients with diabetes mellitus.”
Although originally intended as an antidiabetic, vincristine at small doses was found to kill leukemia cells.
There is remarkably little controversy over antidiabetic drugs, considering how controversial drugs usually are.
The diuretics were contaminated with bacteria; the antiepileptic drugs were contaminated with fungi, and one patient died because of taking those drugs; the antihypertensive drugs and the antidiabetic drugs were mixed.
Coenzyme Q10 is lowered by common drugs including the cholesterol-lowering statins (Lipitor, Zocor, Pravacohl), beta-blockers (Toprol, Inderal), and antidiabetic drugs (the oral hypoglycemic drugs like Glucotrol and Micronase).
Managing psychiatric disorders with antidiabetic agents: Translational research and treatment opportunities.