Prediabetes: Chance of Digestive Side Effects From Treatment

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Out of 100 people who have prediabetes and make intense lifestyle changes, 13 will have digestive side effects, compared to 78 out of 100 who take metformin and 31 out of 100 who get usual care.

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ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Matthew I. Kim, MD - Endocrinology

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

Current as of: November 14, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Matthew I. Kim, MD - Endocrinology