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Metformin is the active ingredient in a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus (a condition in which the body cannot control the level of sugar in the blood). It is also being studied in the treatment of cancer. It decreases the amount of glucose (a type of sugar) released into the bloodstream from the liver and increases the body’s use of the glucose. Metformin is a type of antidiabetic agent.
ACP's clinical practice guidelines recommend effective treatment strategy for type 2 diabetes

ACP's clinical practice guidelines recommend effective treatment strategy for type 2 diabetes

Combination of diabetes and hypertension drugs can effectively treat cancer

Combination of diabetes and hypertension drugs can effectively treat cancer

Research unlocks potential new therapies for inflammatory diseases

Research unlocks potential new therapies for inflammatory diseases

Targeting metabolic function of breast cancer may help combat disease

Targeting metabolic function of breast cancer may help combat disease

Early identification may be key to stop type 2 diabetes

Early identification may be key to stop type 2 diabetes

Certain anti-diabetic drugs can switch off molecule that plays key role in inflammatory diseases

Certain anti-diabetic drugs can switch off molecule that plays key role in inflammatory diseases

Targeted precision medicine can eliminate cancer risk in patients with Type 2 diabetes

Targeted precision medicine can eliminate cancer risk in patients with Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes epidemic worse than previously thought, reveals new research

Type 2 diabetes epidemic worse than previously thought, reveals new research

New review shows both types of diabetes increase risk of fragility fractures

New review shows both types of diabetes increase risk of fragility fractures

Novel bifunctional dimers show promise in preventing Parkinson's disease

Novel bifunctional dimers show promise in preventing Parkinson's disease

NTU scientists develop new test kit for rapid detection of inflammation in diabetic patients

NTU scientists develop new test kit for rapid detection of inflammation in diabetic patients

ATA announces winner of John B. Stanbury Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal

ATA announces winner of John B. Stanbury Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal

Oral antidiabetic drug modulates the body's nitrogen and urea metabolism

Oral antidiabetic drug modulates the body's nitrogen and urea metabolism

Diabetes drug linked to decreased weight gain in children with autism spectrum disorder

Diabetes drug linked to decreased weight gain in children with autism spectrum disorder

Specific molecular features control uptake of biguanides into mitochondria to inhibit respiration

Specific molecular features control uptake of biguanides into mitochondria to inhibit respiration

Metabolic-checkpoint inhibitor combination approach may improve cancer therapies

Metabolic-checkpoint inhibitor combination approach may improve cancer therapies

FDA approves new injection to improve blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes

FDA approves new injection to improve blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes

Common drug for type 2 diabetes may play surprising role in preventing preterm birth

Common drug for type 2 diabetes may play surprising role in preventing preterm birth

Risk of hypoglycemia differs between SU agents, study reveals

Risk of hypoglycemia differs between SU agents, study reveals

Diabetes drug metformin could help reduce toxic acid levels linked to MSUD

Diabetes drug metformin could help reduce toxic acid levels linked to MSUD