TITLE

METFORMIN FOR WEIGHT LOSS

PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Life Extension;Sep2004, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Points out that while metformin is used to treat diabetes, published research shows that it also helps non-diabetics to lose weight. Ability of metformin to reduce sugar release from liver to prevent blood glucose levels from rising too high, so that the body does not need to produce as much insulin; Ability of metformin to prevent many of the side effects of diabetes.
ACCESSION #
14089086

 

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