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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.
New trial for treatment of liver disease

New trial for treatment of liver disease

Proteins link cellular aging and response to calorie restriction

Proteins link cellular aging and response to calorie restriction

Future diabetes drugs may target new protein interaction

Future diabetes drugs may target new protein interaction

First study to show cost-effectiveness of pre-diabetes intervention

First study to show cost-effectiveness of pre-diabetes intervention

Insulin sensitizing drugs help thin women as well overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Insulin sensitizing drugs help thin women as well overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Exubera shows sustained blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Exubera shows sustained blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes

New drug application for exenatide has been accepted for review

New drug application for exenatide has been accepted for review

U.S. FDA study shows Canadian drugs to be more expensive

U.S. FDA study shows Canadian drugs to be more expensive

New drug application for regulatory approval of exenatide for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

New drug application for regulatory approval of exenatide for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Way for diabetics to regulate their blood-sugar levels whilst avoiding weight gain

Way for diabetics to regulate their blood-sugar levels whilst avoiding weight gain

World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people

World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people

Novel findings on treatments for childhood obesity and early polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in young girls

Novel findings on treatments for childhood obesity and early polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in young girls

Investigational drug, LAF237 improved glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Investigational drug, LAF237 improved glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Combination treatment may help type 2 diabetes patients

Combination treatment may help type 2 diabetes patients

Exenatide shows significant improvements in glucose control for people With type 2 diabetes

Exenatide shows significant improvements in glucose control for people With type 2 diabetes

Addition of insulin sensitizer provides lipid benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes

Addition of insulin sensitizer provides lipid benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes

Study of three treatments of type 2 diabetes in children and teens has begun in US

Study of three treatments of type 2 diabetes in children and teens has begun in US