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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.
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