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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.
Discovery offers an avenue for development of novel therapies for Chagas disease

Discovery offers an avenue for development of novel therapies for Chagas disease

Study provides novel therapeutic targets for enhancing the antitumor immunity of γδ-T cells in diabetes

Study provides novel therapeutic targets for enhancing the antitumor immunity of γδ-T cells in diabetes

Green tea catechins and resveratrol display neuroprotective properties in Alzheimer's models

Green tea catechins and resveratrol display neuroprotective properties in Alzheimer's models

Exploring SARS-CoV-2-associated endothelial dysfunction

Exploring SARS-CoV-2-associated endothelial dysfunction

Associations of cardioprotective medications with COVID-19 outcomes

Associations of cardioprotective medications with COVID-19 outcomes

Common diabetes medication identified as a possible treatment for atrial fibrillation

Common diabetes medication identified as a possible treatment for atrial fibrillation

Metformin reduces risk of severe COVID-19 in diabetic patients

Metformin reduces risk of severe COVID-19 in diabetic patients

Two popular drugs to treat type 2 diabetes performed best in large clinical trial

Two popular drugs to treat type 2 diabetes performed best in large clinical trial

Mind-body practices can effectively reduce blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes

Mind-body practices can effectively reduce blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes

Large clinical trial compares four drugs commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes

Large clinical trial compares four drugs commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes

New study suggests metformin is associated with less severe COVID-19 across prediabetic individuals

New study suggests metformin is associated with less severe COVID-19 across prediabetic individuals

The effectiveness of three repurposed drugs in preventing serious SARS-CoV-2 infection in non-hospitalized adults

The effectiveness of three repurposed drugs in preventing serious SARS-CoV-2 infection in non-hospitalized adults

A low-energy, high FODMAP diet in prediabetes and diabetes?

A low-energy, high FODMAP diet in prediabetes and diabetes?

Researchers assess Alzheimer's disease risk and anti-diabetic drugs

Researchers assess Alzheimer's disease risk and anti-diabetic drugs

Children born to mothers with PCOS have increased risk of developing childhood illnesses

Children born to mothers with PCOS have increased risk of developing childhood illnesses

Study suggests spironolactone may improve clinical outcomes in COVID-19

Study suggests spironolactone may improve clinical outcomes in COVID-19

Seniors with prediabetes should eat better, get moving, but not fret too much about diabetes

Seniors with prediabetes should eat better, get moving, but not fret too much about diabetes

Overweight, obese people maintained an average weight loss of 10% with lifestyle changes and medications

Overweight, obese people maintained an average weight loss of 10% with lifestyle changes and medications

Insulin users at elevated risk of fractures compared to diabetic patients using metformin

Insulin users at elevated risk of fractures compared to diabetic patients using metformin

Newer class of antidiabetic drugs reduced risk of hospitalization for heart failure

Newer class of antidiabetic drugs reduced risk of hospitalization for heart failure