Pantoprazole may improve beta cell function and diabetes mellitus

INCI F., ATMACA M., Öztürk M., Yıldız S., KOCEROGLU R., Sekeroglu R., ...More

JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION, vol.37, no.5, pp.449-454, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background Proton pump inhibitors induce hypergastrinemia by suppressing gastric acidity. Gastrin has incretin-like stimulating actions on beta cells. Proton pump inhibitors have been shown to decrease glycosylated hemoglobin. Aim We aimed to observe changes in beta cell function in diabetic and non-diabetic subjects given pantoprazole for an acid-related ailment.