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Metformin potentially cardioprotective for type 1 diabetes
 

Metformin potentially cardioprotective for type 1 diabetes

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Metformin, a biguanide commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes (T2D), may confer cardioprotective benefits for patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) by promoting repair and decreasing damage to the blood vessel network, according to the MERIT* study.
 
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21 Oct 2016 - General
 
I have been asked by my cardiologist to stop taking metformin as my HbA1c has stabilised reading of 6. I have been a Type 1 Diabetic past 4 years and was on Metformin Sr 500mg once a day. I have also undergone angioplasty. The above article now consi...
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