Article Abstract

Glucocorticoids: novel agents to stimulate beta-cell neogenesis?

Authors: Mark A. Russell, Pia Leete


All forms of diabetes lead to impaired glucose homeostasis, and together they exert a significant financial burden on health services worldwide (1). In each case, the exact aetiology of the disease may differ, but, in a similar outcome, insufficient endogenous insulin is produced to manage the body’s metabolic requirements.