Review: Lifestyle or pharmacologic interventions prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in impaired glucose tolerance: COMMENTARY

Bhagra, Sumit; Smith, Steven A.
July 2007
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on a study, conducted by C.L. Gillies and colleagues, which focuses on the effectiveness of pharmacologic and lifestyle interventions in preventing type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) in persons with impaired glucose tolerance. They view that sustained effects from preventive interventions are clinically important. They note that rosiglitazone (RG) has been associated with a 60% reduction in progression to type 2 DM in the DREAM trial.


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