List 7 classes of drugs besides insulin that lower glucose, and their main mechanism of action.
|Drug Class||Mechanism of Action|
|Biguanide (Metformin)||Reduces hepatic glucose production,
Increases insulin sensitivity
|Sulfonylureas||Insulin release via stimulation of the sulfonylurea receptor|
|Inhibit breakdown of GLP-1, GIP
Incretins that stimulate insulin release in response to diet
|GLP-1 analog (Liraglutide)||See above|