Review: Thiazolidinediones increase risk for heart failure in type 2 diabetes

January 2008
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
The article presents a clinical study that evaluates the risk for heart failure associated with thiazolidinediones in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes. The evaluation was conducted on patients with diabetes and heart failure of more than six months. A meta-analysis revealed that the thiazolidinediones increased risk for heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes.


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