Effect Of Rosiglitazone On Carotid Intima Media Thickness In Patients With Insulin Resistance Syndrome And/Or Type 2 Diabetes
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The study investigated the effect of rosiglitazone and placebo on carotid intima media thickness in patients with insulin resistance syndrome and/or type 2 diabetes.
Condition or disease
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
RAS Rosiglitazone and Atherosclerosis Study: A 1 year randomised, double-blind, parallel group, placebo controlled study to evaluate the efficacy of rosiglitazone on the progression of intima-media thickness in the carotid artery in subjects with insulin resistance syndrome and/or type 2 diabetes mellitus
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Ages Eligible for Study:
35 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
insulin resistant syndrome or Type 2 Diabetes.
Use of >= 2 concomitant oral antihyperglycaemic agents within 3 months of study start.
Initiation of anti-hypertensive or lipid lowering therapy <= 6 months prior to study start or who increased the dose 3 months prior to study start.
Unstable or severe angina or congestive heart failure NYHA class i-iv, history of acute myocardial infarction or stroke within last 6 months.
Any history of surgical intervention in the right carotid artery.