How Can I Protect My Kidneys I'm A Diabetic?

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Could Metformin Actually Protect the Kidneys?

The drug metformin is not recommended for people with kidney disease. For this reason, some people think that metformin causes kidney disease. But new evidence suggests that metformin might actually protect the kidneys.


For many people with type 2 diabetes, metformin is a very effective drug. In everyone, the liver is a sort of "mother" organ. When blood glucose (BG) levels go down, the liver releases some glucose into the blood to make sure all the other organs get enough glucose energy to...

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