Common diabetes drug found safe for most diabetics with kidney disease

Johns Hopkins Medicine News Jun 07, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Results of a large-scale study suggest that the oral diabetes drug metformin is safe for most diabetics who also have chronic kidney disease (CKD). The study of more than 150,000 adults by Johns Hopkins Medicine investigators found that metformin’s association with the development of a life-threatening condition called lactic acidosis was seen only among patients with severely decreased kidney function.

A report on the study appeared online...

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General Medicine Endocrinology

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