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Effect of rosiglitazone on the frequency of diabetes in patients with impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glucose: a randomised controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Rosiglitazone is a thiazolidinedione that reduces insulin resistance and might preserve insulin secretion. The aim of this study was to assess prospectively the drug's ability to prevent type 2 diabetes in individuals at high risk of developing the condition. METHODS: 5269 adults aged 30 years or more with impaired fasting glucose or impaired glucose tolerance, or both, and no previous cardiovascular disease were recruited from 191 sites in 21 countries and randomly assigned to r...

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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
368
Issue:
9541
Pages:
1096-1105
Publication date:
2006-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:cd2e1eac-c698-4bec-915b-af6f73be9a05
Source identifiers:
9805
Local pid:
pubs:9805

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