Metformin for Type 1?

Metformin has long been considered exclusively a drug for type 2 diabetes, not useful for insulin-dependent patients with type 1. However, new studies have shown that the drug can help patients with type 1 reduce insulin requirements, maintain tighter glucose control, and lose weight. By keeping their glucose within goal range, patients can reduce their risk for cardiovascular and microvascular complications. Read more

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