Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 21st, 2005
Study 1: Researchers describe the effect of pioglitazone on the early stage of type 2 diabetic nephropathy in a recent issue of Metabolism - Clinical and Experimental.
According to published research from Japan, "Pioglitazone (PIO) has preventive effects on impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and urinary albumin excretion in diabetes. These effects in the early stage of diabetic nephropathy have not been fully described. Endothelial constitutive nitric oxide synthase (ecNOS) might be one of the mechanisms of glomerular hyperfiltration. The objective of the...
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