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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 ...


Researchers of the University of Utah have found why thiazolidinediones ( TZDs, glitazones ), a class of anti-diabetes drugs, cause edema. Using knockout-gene technology, researchers found that whe ...


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 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 ...


The diabetes medication Metformin may be associated with a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease, according to a meta-analysis of previously published studies. No associations were found bet ...


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, ...


Long-term use of glitazones, oral diabetic drugs, doubles the risk of fractures in women with type 2 diabetes. The findings are published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal ( CMAJ ).In absolu ...


The American College of Physicians ( ACP ) has developed a guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on the comparative effectiveness and safety of type 2 diabetes medicat ...


Oral glucose-lowering medications are associated with excess risk of heart failure ( HF ). Given the absence of comparative data among drug classes, researchers have performed a retrospective study in ...


Findings from two phase 3a clinical trials for Semaglutide, an investigational glucagon-like peptide-1 ( GLP-1 ) analogue, were presented at the American Diabetes Association ( ADA ) 76th Scientific S ...