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  • n. Any thiazolidinedione drug used to treat diabetes


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  • Reducing Sugar, Increasing Fibre Intake Can Cut Diabetes Risk in Latino Teens Periodontal Disease Augments Gestational Diabetes Risk In Pregnant Women Treating diabetes with a class of drugs, called glitazone, leads to a "modest" increase in the risk of diabetic macular oedema (DME), which is a common vision-threatening complication, accor ...

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  • They then used a linear-regression model to adjust for age, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, osteoporosis, stroke, and prior fracture to compare fracture risks in patients with "glitazone" prescriptions and in patients with no TZD prescription over the study period (January 2006 through June 2008).

  • The glitazone advocates no longer control the narrative.

    The Avandia scrum and the art of war and narrative control

  • The touring Joslin Clinic traveling dinner, diabetic CME roadshow was once described by one of my ex-partners as a glitazone love-fest.

    The Avandia scrum and the art of war and narrative control

  • Not only has Avandia suffered a major sales slump and a relative advantage accrued to Actos but I believe that the current recently revised diabetes guidelines reflect a growing disenchantment with the glitazone family not just with Avandia.

    The Avandia scrum and the art of war and narrative control

  • With the glitazone story still playing out you have to wonder why the movers and shakers of the diabetic treatment world are so eager to latch on to another diabetic wonder drug.

    The Avandia scrum and the art of war and narrative control

  • Other studies have linked rosiglitazone (Avandia) - the only other approved glitazone drug-to a possible increase in the risk of myocardial infarction.

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  • Drs. Fong and Contreras concluded, "When treating patients with DME, ophthalmologists should consider the role of the glitazone class of drugs."

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  • Most of the glitazone users in the study were taking pioglitazone (Actos).

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  • Even after further adjustment for other factors, DME risk remained 60 percent higher for glitazone users.

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