GLP-1 RA

When you eat, another hormone made in the gut called glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) helps lower blood sugar by helping your pancreas to release insulin to move sugar from blood into your cells.

GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) imitate the action of GLP-1 in the body.

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