Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 20th, 2004
"The edematogenic properties of insulin have long been documented, although they have been underestimated despite current trends toward intensive insulin therapy. Insulin treatment has been associated with weight gain, mild or moderate edema, and, rarely, generalized edema and cardiopulmonary congestion," scientists in Greece report.
"In addition, the use in recent years of thiazolidinediones, which improve insulin sensitivity, has been associated with weight gain and peripheral edema, which can progress to pulmonary edema,...
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