METFORMIN

Metformin is an oral medication used to treat type 2 diabetes.  Type 2 diabetes is what most adults with diabetes have – they make insulin, but it’s effects are weak, and blood sugar rises.  10-20% of Americans probably have pre-diabetes and 8% might merit treatment with metformin. Many Americans Have …

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RETRAIN MY PANCREAS?

The pancreas produces insulin. When you eat high amounts of sugar or simple carbs, your pancreas puts out more and more insulin, your muscles and other tissues grow tolerant to the insulin. Insulin then no longer helps the sugar to get into the muscle so well, and the blood sugar …

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