Thiazolidinediones increase congestive heart failure but not cardiovascular deaths in prediabetes or type 2 diabetes

Eurich, Dean T.; Majumdar, Sumit R.
March 2008
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 148 Issue 2, p13
Academic Journal
The article focuses on seven randomized controlled trials (RCTs) investigating if thiazolidinediones (TZDs) increases the risk for congestive heart failure (CHF) and cardiovascular death in patients with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. Trials found out that in patients with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, TZDs increases the risk for CHF but not cardiovascular death.


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