In this ultimate guide, you can read everything you need to know about Metformin. We will try to answer if metformin is still safe to use.
METFORMIN RECALL The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had recalled some of the metformin. But why metformin recall? Let’s first learn what FDA is for. FDA is the entity responsible to protect and promote public health by making sure the safety, efficacy, and security of drugs, biological products, and medical devices. It is also the […]
What are the risk factors for worsening diabetic retinopathy (diabetic eye disease) -Duration of diabetes The longer and the higher the blood sugars, the more chances are for the development of diabetic retinopathy. Both type I and type 2 diabetes patients can develop diabetic retinopathy even early on in their disease. Who will develop diabetic […]
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 […]
Endocrinologist Advise on Metformin-Induced Diarrhea If you started taking metformin due to diabetes you probably have some questions now. Such as, does metformin cause diarrhea? What other side effects does metformin have other than diarrhea? The short answer is most of the time yes. The real question is how to avoid diarrhea and what to […]
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 […]