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12/08/2008

Question:

Does treatment with metformin prolong diabetes in individuals with impaired glucose tolerance? -

Answer:

Treatment with metformin has been shown to delay the appearance of diabetes in people with impaired glucose tolerance.  Please see the question just prior to this one for a reference to the scientific paper supporting this.

Related Resources:

IMPAIRED GLUCOSE TOLERANCE and metformin

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Response by:

Robert M Cohen, MD Robert M Cohen, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati