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Discontinuation of TZD Reduces Fracture Rates

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Thiazolidinediones (TZDs), rosiglitazone and pioglitazone, have been shown to increase fracture risk in women after a year of TZD use; however, there has been little data available on the effects of the discontinuation of TZD. This longitudinal observational cohort study used data from an ancillary study of skeletal health within …

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Finerenone Improves Albuminuria in Diabetic Nephropathy Patients

Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs) are often used with a renin-angiotensin system (RAS) blocker to further reduce proteinuria in patients with CKD. However, eplerenone and spironolactone increase the risk of hyperkalemia in these patients. Finerenone (BAY94-8862) is a new nonsteroidal MRA that has better receptor selectivity than spironolactone, associating with lower …

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“Synjardy” Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Single-tablet approach hoped to boost treatment compliance and help patients better manage condition.. Synjardy contains empagliflozin, a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, and metformin, a biguanide. It is not for the treatment of type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. The drug label contains a boxed warning on the risk of …

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