Effect of pioglitazone on carotid intima-media thickness and arterial stiffness in type 2 diabetic nephropathy patients.

Atherosclerosis is the major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes, and pioglitazone has been reported to have anti-inflammatory and potential antiatherogenic effects. The aim of the present study was to determine whether pioglitazone, glibenclamide, or voglibose affects carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), pulse wave velocity… CONTINUE READING