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Patients with diabetes who take the medication Rosiglitazone ( Avandia ) may be less likely to develop the eye disease proliferative diabetic retinopathy or to experience reductions in visual acuity.P ...


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, ...


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 ...


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 drugs, Imatinib ( Glivec / Gleevec ) and Sunitinib ( Sutent ), were found to put type 1 diabetes into remission in 80 percent of the test mice and work permanently in 80 percent of those that go i ...


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 ...


Two anticancers have shown prevent and reverse type 1 diabetes in a mouse model of the disease, according to research conducted at the University of California, San Francisco ( UCSF ).The drugs, Imati ...


Researchers at University of Illinois at Chicago ( UIC ) have modified the procedure for islet cell transplantation and achieved insulin independence in diabetes patients with fewer but better-functio ...


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 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 ...


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 ...


The Women’s Health Study has found that women who have high blood pressure levels are three times more likely to develop diabetes than women with low blood pressure levels. This effect was independe ...


Phase III data demonstrated that Saxagliptin ( Onglyza ), an inhibitor of dipeptidyl-peptidase-4 ( DPP-4 ), in combination with Metformin, exhibited a statistically significant improvement in glycemic ...


Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have successfully prevented the onset of type 1 diabetes in mice prone to developing the disease using an antibody against a receptor on the surface of immu ...


Diabetes is a strong, independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease, a problem which accounts for approximately 70% of all mortality in people with diabetes. Prospective studies show that compa ...