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A better glycemic control is associated with less complications (cardiac diseases, blindness, etcetera) for type 2 diabetic patients. The objective is to study if rosiglitazone may lead to a more regular glycemic pattern with less hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia episodes than with a sulphonylurea (glimepiride).
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
rosiglitazone-metformin fixed dose combination, metformin + glimepiride
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:45:02-0400
The purpose of this 32 week study is to demonstrate that fixed-dose combination treatment with rosiglitazone/metformin will safely and effectively control glycemia as first line oral thera...
This trial is conducted in the United States of America (USA). This trial compares the changes in HbA1c after 26 weeks of repaglinide and metformin fixed dose combination tablet given as t...
Under conditions of first-line drug treatment in antidiabetic drug naïve/drug free patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and dyslipidemia, to show that :- the efficacy of a fixed combina...
To compare efficacy of combination therapy of insulin glargine plus glimepiride and metformin versus 2 injections insulin monotherapy with premixed insulin NPH 30/70 bid in terms of change...
This trial is conducted in the United States of America (USA). This trial will compare the changes in HbA1c after 26 weeks of inhaled insulin or rosiglitazone treatment, both in combinatio...
Fracture risk is increased in individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The pathophysiological mechanisms accentuating fracture risk in T2D are convoluted, incorporating factors such as hyperglycaemia, ...
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ (PPARγ) is expressed in various types of human cancer cells including leukaemia cells, and activation of PPARγ can inhibit cancer cell growth. However, ...
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is characterised by infrequent or absent ovulation, and high levels of androgens and insulin (hyperinsulinaemia). Hyperinsulinaemia occurs secondary to insulin resista...
Metformin and Houttuynia cordata are representative anti-diabetic therapeutics in western and oriental medicine, respectively. The current study examined the synergistic anti-diabetic effect of Houttu...
This network meta-analysis was conducted to compare effects of different placebo-controlled insulin-sensitizing drugs, including metformin, pioglitazone, rosiglitazone and troglitazone on hormonal par...
A biguanide hypoglycemic agent used in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus not responding to dietary modification. Metformin improves glycemic control by improving insulin sensitivity and decreasing intestinal absorption of glucose. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p289)
A pharmaceutical preparation of sitagliptin phosphate and metformin hydrochloride that is used in the treatment of TYPE 2 DIABETES.
A biguanide hypoglycemic agent with actions and uses similar to those of METFORMIN. Although it is generally considered to be associated with an unacceptably high incidence of lactic acidosis, often fatal, it is still available in some countries. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p290)
An analog of GLUCAGON-LIKE PEPTIDE 1 and agonist of the GLUCAGON-LIKE PEPTIDE 1 RECEPTOR that is used as a HYPOGLYCEMIC AGENT and supplemental therapy in the treatment of DIABETES MELLITUS by patients who do not respond to METFORMIN.
Severe HYPOGLYCEMIA induced by a large dose of exogenous INSULIN resulting in a COMA or profound state of unconsciousness from which the individual cannot be aroused.
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. The two main types of diabetes are: type 1 diabetes type 2 diabetes In the UK, diabetes affects approximately 2.9 million people. There are a...
Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...