TITLE

Does pioglitazone prevent macrovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes?

AUTHOR(S)
Hiralal, Rajesh; Koo, Karen K. Y.; Gerstein, Hertzel C.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/11/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 8, p1090
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the use of pioglitazone to prevent macrovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes. With reference to a study by J. A. Dormandy et al, published in a 2005 issue of the journal "Lancet." Most patients with type 2 diabetes have a myriad of other metabolic and vascular abnormalities. The association of these metabolic disturbances with macrovascular disease is stated. In addition, this article assesses the effectiveness of the drug.
ACCESSION #
20879476

 

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