You'll hear that pioglitazone (Actos) slows atherosclerosis

You'll hear that pioglitazone (Actos) slows atherosclerosis.

Recent evidence suggests less progression of atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes patients taking pioglitazone compared to glimepiride (Amaryl).

This doesn't seem to be due to pioglitazone's glucose-lowering effect...it might be due to changes in lipids or other factors.

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