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  • n. The toxic effects of excessive levels of glucose in the blood (as in diabetes)

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  • "Beyond reducing glucotoxicity, dapagliflozin might improve cardiovascular outcome by reducing overweight and blood pressure," they wrote.

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  • Poitout V, Robertson RP (2002) Minireview: secondary beta-cell failure in type 2 diabetes - a convergence of glucotoxicity and lipotoxicity.

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  • "If, as we hypothesize, the inhibition of IL-1 beta improves the condition of insulin-producing cells in patients by breaking the vicious cycle of glucotoxicity, the implications would be very promising for the treatment of the disease."

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