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Monthly Archives: March 2012

The new anti-diabetes drug GLP-1 receptor agonists


This article comes from references available on internet. It is about a new drug called Glucagon-like Peptide-1 [GLP-1] Receptor Agonists. So GLP-1R Agonists is analog of human glucagon-like peptide-1, and it acts as GLP-1 receptor agonist to increase insulin secretion in the presence of elevated blood glucose. Also it delays gastric emptying to decrease postprandial glucose and decreases […]

Guideline discusses oral pharmacotherapy for Type 2 diabetes


In this article the author disscuss several oral anti-diabetes drugs, including: Metformin Sulfonylureas Meglitinides Thiazolidinediones Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 [DPP-4] inhibitors Glucagon-like Peptide-1 [GLP-1] Receptor Antagonists Note: According relative references I think Medscape have made a mistake. It should be Agonists instead of Antagonists. I reviewed my pharmacology textbooks (a very old version) and found there were only four types […]

Why Chinese patients abominate their angels


March 23, 2012 a sunny Friday. But the bright sunshine did not drive away the darkness enviroment between Chinese physicians and patients. A young intern phsician named Wang Hao was murdered by a 17-years age patients. Wang was trained to save others’ lifes, but he could not save the life of himself. The  heavy news […]

Chinese physician murdered by a 17-years age patient


It was a black Friday on March 23, 2012, at the first affiliated hospital of Harbin Medical University, about 17 pm. Four physicians of  Dept. Clinical Immunology were under attacked and one phsician died, three wounded. The murder is a Chinese young man aged 17 years. The physician be murdered named Wang Hao, who was […]

Chinese physicians go back on Hippocratic oath


Life changes in a heartbeat. The life God give to us is precious and when our lifes are threaten, health-care providers or teams play a important role in saving our lifes. In China, health-care professionals always compared to angel, the emissary of God. So Chinese physicians alway are thinked to be honest and selfless. But […]