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Metformin Therapy Center

Patient’s Plan to “Stop All of My Medicine” Not a Good Idea…

The patient, a woman, 52 years of age, has type 2 diabetes and is on metformin, a GLP-1 agonist, and a long-acting insulin. Over the past few months, I’ve received calls and emails from her every now and then to let me know her glucose levels were rising, but whenever …

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Effects of Lifestyle Intervention and Metformin on the Development of Type 2 in Women With or Without GDM

Women with a history of GDM had 48% increased risk of developing diabetes… From previous studies it is known that women with gestational diabetes are at a higher risk for the development of type 2 diabetes. Previous results from the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) showed that Intensive Lifestyle Intervention (ILS) …

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Intensive Lifestyle Weight-loss Intervention and Metformin in the Diabetes Prevention Program

In the DPP and DPP-OS trials, diabetes was prevented or delayed with metformin or ILS when directed at weight loss and increased physical activity… Previous randomized clinical trials such as the Diabetes Prevention Program and the long-term follow-up trial, the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes study, evaluated metformin and an intensive …

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Linagliptin/Metformin Combination vs Linagliptin Monotherapy for Type 2 Diabetes

Earlier treatment for poorly controlled type 2 diabetes patients is advocated… Researchers from the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, evaluated glucose-lowering treatment strategies with linagliptin and metformin in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes and marked hyperglycemia, a prevalent population for which few dedicated studies of oral antidiabetes drugs …

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