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How does pentamidine induce hypoglycemia?
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Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Internal Medicine
In brief: Insulin release
This drug induces hypoglycemia by causing a release of insulin from pancreatic cells

In brief: Insulin release
This drug induces hypoglycemia by causing a release of insulin from pancreatic cells
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine
In brief: Injury to beta cells
One thought is that pentamidine may rarely in people with diabetes injure or kill pancreatic beta cells (cells which produce insulin), releasing Insulin in the process.

In brief: Injury to beta cells
One thought is that pentamidine may rarely in people with diabetes injure or kill pancreatic beta cells (cells which produce insulin), releasing Insulin in the process.
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Dr. Shaym Puppala
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