Tag: metformin

Metformin: An oral drug widely used to treat type 2 diabetes. Metformin requires the presence of insulin to be effective. Metformin appears to improve glucose status by suppressing glucose production by the liver and increasing insulin-mediated glucose utilization in peripheral tissues.

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03/21/16
Using insulin to treat diabetes linked to higher breast density
05/13/15
Breast cancer recurrence risk higher among those using insulin for type 2 diabetes
03/22/15
Type 2 diabetes is linked to higher breast cancer stage at diagnosis
11/09/14
Metformin inhibits metastasis of triple negative breast cancer cells
10/31/13
Poor glucose control could reduce metformin's anti-cancer benefits
05/17/12
Metformin reduces cancer proliferation, but only in those with insulin resistance
12/13/11
Metformin improves survival of diabetic women with HER2+ breast cancer
11/18/11
Metformin might increase the effectiveness of radiation treatment by killing cancer stem cells
06/19/11
Metformin reduces risk of ER+/PR+ breast cancer in postmenopausal women
08/20/10
Metformin reduces breast cancer development and growth in presence of high calorie diet

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