Serum transforming growth factor-beta 1 levels in normoalbuminuric and normotensive patients with type 2 diabetes. Effect of metformin and rosiglitazone.

@article{Yener2008SerumTG,
  title={Serum transforming growth factor-beta 1 levels in normoalbuminuric and normotensive patients with type 2 diabetes. Effect of metformin and rosiglitazone.},
  author={Serkan Yener and Abdurrahman Comlekçi and Baris Akinci and Pinar Akan and Tevfik Demir and Firat Bayraktar and Sena Yeşil},
  journal={Hormones},
  year={2008},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={70-6}
}
OBJECTIVE a)To determine serum Transforming Growth Factor-beta 1 (TGF-beta 1) levels in patients with type 2 diabetes who do not have diabetes related complications and in healthy controls, b) to evaluate the effects of metformin and rosiglitazone on TGF-beta 1 levels. DESIGN In the washout period, 61 patients with Fasting Plasma Glucose levels (FPG) higher than 140 mg/dl, Postprandial Glucose (PPG) levels higher than 180 mg/dl and A1c levels exceeding 6.5% were treated with glimperide. After… CONTINUE READING

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