Latest health claims are that is the medicine metformin is taken once daily it is safe and effective in type 2 diabetes.
In the words of co-author Dr. Bret Berner, "With this extended-release formula, you can give the patients up to 2000 mg a day. The new formulation, which goes by the brand name Glumetza, seems to improve "patients' tolerability for higher doses."
Dr. Bret Berner is chief scientific officer and vice president of product development at Menlo Park, California-based Depomed, the maker of the product.
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At least 400 medicinal plants effective in decreasing sugar levels in the blood which is critical to control type 2 diabetes identified.
Considering the enormous type 2 diabetes patient population in China, a new oral insulin therapy will improve treatment.