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Adding metformin to insulin therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes does not impact long-term outcomes

The addition of metformin to insulin therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes does not significantly impact all-cause or cardiovascular mortality, although the combination reduced hemoglobin A1C values, weight gain, and insulin doses, a recent study found. Combining metformin to insulin also may increase the risk of hypoglycemia. According to… 

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