Actos May Help Prevent Diabetes - But You Probably Don't Want It (Yet)

Sunday, March 27, 2011 - 17:50 in Health & Medicine

The big news in the diabetes world this week is a new article in the New England Journal of Medicine (link here) about how Actos (scientific name: pioglitazone) can help prevent the development of diabetes in folks with prediabetes.  The American Diabetes Association has a handy page for helping determine if you have "prediabetes" (link here).  If you're looking at HbA1c, it means that you are between 5.7% and 6.4%. read more

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