Rimonabant: An Answer to Overweight in Diabetes?

Kuritzky, Louis
February 2007
Travel Medicine Advisor;Feb2007, Vol. 17 Issue 2, Special section p3
The article discusses research being done on the impact of Rimonabant (RBT) on overweight diabetic subjects with reference to a study conducted by A. J. Scheen et al, published in a 2006 issue of "Lancet." According to the article, the use of RBT resulted to weight loss in non-diabetic overweight and obese subjects. Study results showed that RBT has greater weight loss than diet and exercise alone in type 2 diabetics.


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