Metformin and Kidney Disease: Safety, history and Efficacy Explained

Metformin is a widely prescribed medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but it has also shown potential benefits in other conditions, including kidney disease. However, many people with kidney disease are hesitant to use metformin due to concerns about its safety. In this video, we'll take a closer look at what metformin is and how it works, and discuss the latest research on its safety and efficacy in patients with kidney disease. We'll also explore some important factors to consider when using metformin in this patient population, and provide helpful tips for managing your diabetes and kidney disease with this medication.

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Sean Hashmi, MD, MS, FASN

Michele Crosmer, RD CSR

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