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AcronymDefinition
TDZThidiazuron (plant growth induction)
TDZTouchdown Zone
TDZTechnology Development Zone (various locations)
TDZTemperature Danger Zone (food safety)
TDZThe Dead Zone (movie)
TDZTvornica Duhana Zagreb (Croatian tobacco factory)
TDZthiazolidinediones
TDZThe Directory Zone
TDZTeam Daiwa Z (fishing reel)
TDZTorpedo Danger Zone
TDZTsunami Disaster Zone
TDZTotal Danger Zone
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Metformin vs thiazolidinediones for treatment of clinical, hormonal and metabolic characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome: a meta-analysis.
2 percent prescribed thiazolidinediones added insulin.
Antidiabetic thiazolidinediones block the inhibitory effect of tumor necrosis factor-alpha on differentiation, insulin-stimulated glucose uptake, and gene expression in 3T3-Ll cells.
Recommendations call for avoiding thiazolidinediones in patients with diabetes who have a high risk of fracture.
TABLE 1: Anti-diabetic Drug Utilization (Individual\Combination) Anti-diabetic Mono- Combination Total drugs Therapy Sulfonylurea 11 119 130 (65%) Biguanide 7 123 130 (65%) Thiazolidinediones 13 43 56 (28%) Acarbose 5 1 6 (3%) Insulin 31 -- 31 (15.
The 303 patients on the thiazolidinedione pioglitazone (Actos) also significantly improved on measures of insulin resistance and [beta]-cell function, while there were no significant changes in the 299 patients on placebo, Dr.
Some of the compounds, thiazolidinediones, are approved by the FDA for use in diabetics to control glucose levels.
He notes there are several medications on the market to help control Type II diabetes, such as sulfonylureas, which help the pancreas produce more insulin; biguanides, which lessens the amount of glucose the liver produces; and thiazolidinediones, which helps make blood cells more receptive to insulin.
Douglas Feinstein, a research associate professor of anesthesiology, says two antidiabetic drugs called thiazolidinediones, or TZDs, already approved by the U.
PPAR[gamma] regulates lipid and glucose homeostasis and is responsible for the antidiabetic actions of thiazolidinediones such as troglitazone.
143) or the diabetes drugs called thiazolidinediones can reduce several markers of inflammation.