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Does metformin cause weight loss?

David just found out that he had diabetes. His primary care doctor prescribed metformin to reduce his A1c. His goal with diabetes is to lose weight. He is curious whether metformin helps reduce his weight. So he asks does metformin cause a weight loss to his doctor. Let us answer David’s question. Endocrinologists and diabetologists […]

Side Effects of Metformin

Metformin side effects, is Metformin bad for you? Is metformin bad for you? I get that question a lot in my diabetes clinic. There’s a lot being talked about when it comes to metformin side effects. Some people say it is bad for you. Some others think metformin is the best medicine for diabetes. Endocrinologists […]