endocrinology
Type 2 diabetes

Metformin in CKD more harm than help

Metformin use leads to excess deaths in patients with type 2 diabetes and advanced CKD a study from Taiwan confirms. The study of 12 350 patients with type 2 diabetes and advanced CKD matched 813 metformin users in a 1:3 ratio to 2439 non-users. Results showed adjusted mortality in metformin users was 35% higher than non-users over ...

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