Allopurinol may cut diabetes patients' risk of cardiac death

09/5/2013 | Diabetes.co.uk (U.K.) · Scotsman (Edinburgh), The

Type 2 diabetes patients who received the gout medication allopurinol showed reduced thickness of the heart muscle wall compared with those who took a placebo, according to a small study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The findings suggest that while skin reactions are a common side effect, the drug may help reduce cardiac deaths in diabetes patients.

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