USE OF THIAZOLIDINEDIONES AND FRACTURE RISK – (11-24-08)

Use of Thiazolidinediones and Fracture Risk

Continuing on the rant against medication usage in diabetes management, the TZD class of drugs has been shown to increase weight and actually increase the risk of cardiovascular events (70% of diabetics die of CVD-related causes) in patients using them. To top off this wonderful list of side effects, now we’re seeing an over double the risk of fractures in patients who have used these drugs over 12 months. Again and again, we see that lifestyle changes really, truly are the ONLY answer.

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For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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