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(HealthDay)—Long-term metformin use is associated with lower serum vitamin B12 concentration, although metformin users are less likely to receive vitamin B12 testing, according to a study published ...
Recent changes in metformin labeling by the FDA is supported by new findings published in Annals of Internal Medicine that suggest that patients with chronic kidney disease, congestive heart failure a...
This Medical Letter review summarizes the clinical study evidence and adverse effects of metformin treatment for individuals at risk for type 2 diabetes.
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends metformin as the first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes. Metformin monotherapy should be initiated at the time of diagnosis for most patients unles...
The European Commission (EC) has authorized the extension of the label for all metformin-containing products…
People with diabetes may use metformin to help manage their symptoms. In this article, we look at the risks of consuming alcohol while on this medication.
Metformin is the most widely prescribed drug for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and the first-line pharmacologic option as supported by multiple international guidelines, yet a rather large pr...
Which treatments have been shown to be effective in randomized clinical trials (RCTs) for hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) in adults?
A 56 year-old man presented to our Hidradenitis Clinic with an exophytic, bovine-red, ulcerated plaque in the left axillae (figure 1). He reported that he was diagnosed with hidradenitis suppurativa w...
Metformin is widely used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes (T2D), but its mechanism of action is poorly defined. Recent evidence implicates the gut microbiota as a site of metformin action. In a dou...
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory disease, causing fistulating sinuses in the intertriginous skin of axillary, genitofemoral and perianal sites.