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DIABETES MELLITUS-GLITAZONES

Endocrinology

DIABETES MELLITUS-GLITAZONES

1. Enhance insulin sensitivity and may help preserve some function of pancreatic beta cells.

2. 2 approved agents: rosiglitazone and pioglitazone.

3. Favorable effects: modest reduction in blood pressure, increased HDL, and decreased TGs.

4. Adverse effects: hepatotoxicity, luid retention and increased risk of exacerbating stable CHF, weight gain, increased risk of fractures.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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