Review: Long-term benefits of metformin-insulin combo are unclear

04/19/2012 | HealthDay News

Combining metformin with insulin helps improve blood glucose levels, prevent weight gain and lessen insulin requirements in type 2 diabetes patients, according to an analysis of 23 clinical trials in BMJ. However, more studies are needed to identify the long-term benefits and risks of taking the medications together, Danish researchers said.

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