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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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Sulfonylureas, Insulin, and Metformin Cancer Risks for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Can metformin reduce the risk of cancer for those with type 2 diabetes?… In previous studies, metformin has been shown to decrease the risk of cancer in type 2 diabetes. A recent meta-analysis showed a 34% reduction in the incidence of any cancer and a 33% reduction in cancer mortality; …

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Metformin for Obese Children

Metformin was linked to reduced food intake, decreased hunger ratings, and increased fullness ratings… For obese hyperinsulinemic children, metformin seems to decrease perceived hunger and increase perceived fullness, according to a published study. Mopelola A. Adeyemo, M.P.H., from the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., and colleagues examined the …

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