rheumatology
Rare diseases

Diabetes drug may reduce the adverse effects of glucocorticoids

The common diabetes drug metformin could be used in patients with chronic inflammatory conditions to reduce the side effects of steroids such as serious infections, a proof of concept trial suggests.  In the phase II trial 53 patients with a range of chronic inflammatory conditions were given a median dose of 20 mg prednisolone plus ...

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