dulaglutide is a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. It belongs to a class of drugs called glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists. dulaglutide works by stimulating the release of insulin and reducing the production of glucagon, which helps to lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.
dulaglutide stimulates the pancreas to release insulin in response to high blood sugar levels.
dulaglutide also inhibits the secretion of glucagon, a hormone that raises blood sugar levels by stimulating the liver to release glucose.
dulaglutide slows down the emptying of the stomach, which helps to reduce the rate at which glucose enters the bloodstream also helps to reduce appetite, which may lead to weight loss in some people.
In terms of its spectrum, dulaglutide helps to lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes by stimulating insulin secretion and inhibiting glucagon secretion. It can help to reduce
appetite and promote weight loss in some people with type 2 diabetes. Also shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in people with type 2 diabetes.
dulaglutide has also been shown to reduce the risk of kidney damage in people with type 2 diabetes.