Clinical use

Metformin can be used as monotherapy or in combination with any other oral hypoglycemic agent. Metformin typically decreases HbA1C by 1-2%. The US Multicenter Metformin Study Group randomized individuals with T2DM who were inadequately controlled on diet alone to either metformin or placebo.64 After 6 months, the mean FPG was 189mgdL_ 1 (10.6mmolL_ 1) in the metformin group as compared with 244mgdL_ 1 (13.7mmolL_ 1) in the placebo group.

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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