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March 4, 2008

Good Side Affects?

Usually drugs for disease treatment are listed with serious side affects. However, researchers have noted that certain certain drugs for type II diabetes also appear to lower patients' blood pressure. Drugs called thiazolidinediones (TDZs), which are used to treat type 2 diabetes appear to lower blood pressure. Since most individuals with Type 2 diabetes are at risk for serious cardiovascular problems, including atherosclerosis, heart attack, stroke and hypertension.

Posted by Diabetologica at March 4, 2008 9:57 PM