Prediabetes: Chance of Digestive Side Effects From Treatment

Out of 100 people who have prediabetes and make intense lifestyle changes, 13 will have digestive side effects, compared to 78 out of 100 who take metformin and 31 out of 100 who get usual care.

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ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
David C.W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology

Current as ofMay 23, 2016

Current as of: May 23, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & David C.W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology