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Summary for Patent: 5,756,513

Title: Therapeutic process for the treatment of the pathologies of type II diabetes
Abstract:A process for the long term modification and regulation of lipid and carbohydrate metabolism--generally to reduce obesity, insulin resistance, and hyperinsulinemia or hyperglycemia, or both (these are the hallmarks of noninsulin dependent, or Type II diabetes)--by administration (i.e., by oral, sublingual or parenternal administration) to a vertebrate, animal or human, of a dopamine agonist, e.g., bromocriptine. Administration of the bromocriptine is made over a limited period at a time of day dependent on the normal circadian rhythm of insulin resistant and insulin sensitive members of a similar species. Insulin resistance, and hyperinsulinemia and hyperglycemia, or both, can be controlled in humans on a long term basis by such treatment inasmuch as the short term daily administration resets hormonal timing in the neural centers of the brain to produce long term effects.
Inventor(s): Cincotta; Anthony H. (Andover, MA), Meier; Albert H. (Baton Rouge, LA)
Assignee: The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural (Baton Rouge, LA)
Application Number:08/459,020
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International Patent Family for Patent: 5,756,513

Country Document Number Publication Date
South Africa9410263Aug 29, 1995
South Africa9505192May 07, 1996
South Africa9505683Feb 22, 1996
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)9300092Jan 07, 1993
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)9312793Jul 08, 1993
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