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A study found that the diabetes drug Pioglitazone ( Actos ) reduced carotid artery intima-media thickness ( IMT ). Patients taking Pioglitazone also experienced significant reductions in insulin res ...


A study found that type 2 diabetes may be significantly delayed or prevented through medication that takes the load off of the body's delicate insulin-producing cells. The Pioglitazone in Preventio ...


A Phase III study showed Muraglitazar ( Pargluva ) 5 mg reduced A1C levels significantly more than Pioglitazone ( Actos ) 30 mg in patients with type 2 diabetes. Both treatment groups were taking M ...


Results from the first head-to-head study demonstrated that Pioglitazone ( Actos ) improved components of diabetic dyslipidemia to a significantly greater extent than Rosiglitazone ( Avandia ). Sp ...


A research carried out by a team of experts at the University of Virginia Health System found that a carbohydrate isolated from the liver lowers blood sugar levels after it is injected into diabetic ...


Data from the PROactive Study, presented at the 41st meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes ( EASD ) in Athens, demonstrated that Actos ( Pioglitazone ) significantly reduces t ...


Patients with type 2 diabetes are at high risk of fatal and non-fatal myocardial infarction and stroke. There is indirect evidence that agonists of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma ( ...


Vildagliptin ( Galvus ), a new once-daily oral treatment option for type 2 diabetes, has demonstrated efficacy, especially in patients with poor glycemic control, as well as weight loss benefits in ob ...


Thiazolidinediones, or glitazones, are drugs commonly prescribed to patients with type 2 diabetes. Current FDA ( Food and Drug Administration )-approved agents are known as Pioglitazone ( Actos ) and ...


A meta-analysis of previous research suggests that use of Pioglitazone ( Actos ), a glycemic control medication for patients with type 2 diabetes, significantly reduces the risk of myocardial infarcti ...


A widely used class of diabetes medications appears to be associated with an increased risk for fractures. “ The insulin-sensitizing thiazolidinediones are a relatively new and effective class of o ...


There is no convincing evidence that the newer class of diabetes drugs, known as glitazones or thiazolidinediones, offer real advantages over other diabetes drugs, when used on their own, concludes th ...


A class of oral drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus may make heart failure worse, according to an editorial published in Heart.Sonal Singh and Curt D Furberg recommend strong restrictions in ...


A class of oral drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus may make heart failure worse, according to an editorial published in Heart.Sonal Singh and Curt D Furberg recommend strong restrictions in ...


Older adults who take Rosiglitazone ( Avandia ), a diabetes medication, appear to have a higher risk of death and heart failure than those taking the related medication Pioglitazone ( Actos ).In 1997, ...