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Ipragliflozin effectively reduced visceral fat in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes under adequate diet therapy

Endocrinology
Author
Yamamoto C et al.
Used Parameters : TBW, SLM, SMI, BFM

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Japan

Journal : Endocrine Journal

To investigate if ipragliflozin, a novel sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitor, alters body composition and to identify variables associated with reductions in visceral adipose tissue in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. This prospective observational study enrolled Japanese participants with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Subjects were administered ipragliflozin (50 mg/day) once daily for 16 weeks. Body composition, visceral adipose tissue volume and plasma variables were measured at 0, 8, and 16-weeks. The subjects' lifestyle …
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