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    fda guidelines on metformin, wifeofdiabetic
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    wifeofdiabetic posted:
    A 29-week double blind study included in FDA guidelines shows the difference in Ac1 hemoglobin percentage drop difference
    between those on metformin and those on placebo as follows:
    those on metformin 8.4%
    those on placebo 8.2%
    What is .2%.
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    An_251837 responded:
    Can you please provide a link to this study? Otherwise your post is neither substantiated nor helpful.
     
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    mrscora01 replied to An_251837's response:
    Here's a summary of a 2012 stud y that shows a significant decrease in adults with recently dxd T2 over a 2 month period. Their a1cs went from 8% to 7.1%.

    I saw a great response somewhere else after someone posted something controversial with no proof. If there's no peer review (study), then it doesn't exist.

    Cora
    T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
     
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    glucerna replied to mrscora01's response:
    I'm glad folks are looking for peer-reviewed studies to support recommendations. I'm curious how you stay on top of the latest research. Are there specific magazines or websites that you routinely read for updated information? ~Lynn @Glucerna
     
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    mrscora01 replied to glucerna's response:
    Lynn, my main focus these days is kidney and transplant issues, so I subscribe to professional magazines. As for a lot of other stuff, I take what I read on message boards with a grain of salt and basically just do some searching on Medline.

    I also always make sure I have some time with my specialists for them to tell me about the latest research that has caught their eyes. I've worked hard to be treated like a peer, rather than a patient.

    Cora
    T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
     
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    glucerna replied to mrscora01's response:
    I really like the way you're proactive and do research searches yourself, and then talk with your physicians about research as well. I always appreciate it when someone asks me about a scientific study and is interested in applying the latest information to their own situation. ~Lynn @Glucerna


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