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Diabetes meds affect hearts of men and women differently
Diabetes meds affect hearts of men and women differently (January 1, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From St. Louis - Diabetes drugs appear to affect the hearts of men and women differently, according to a report in American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulation Physiology. Researchers examined how 3 diabetes treatment regimens affected the hearts of men and women: metformin alone, metformin plus rosiglitazone, and metformin plus Lovaza. Using echocardiograms and PET scans they found that metformin alone had a positive effect on heart metabolism in women, and a detrimental one in men.
 
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