I am a type 1 diabetic patient currently on Ryzodeg Insulin and had used Levemir (Insulin detemir) in the past. I am struggling to manage my weight. Can using Metformin along with Insulin help me in losing weight?
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I understand your concern. Metformin (Metformin hydrochloride, Povidone, and Magnesium Stearate) 500 mg is a drug of choice for patients with type 2 diabetes. Overweight patients with type 2 diabetes can use Metformin to reduce their weight.
Please note - Metformin is not formally recommended as adjunct therapy with Insulin in type 1 diabetes. But several research studies have shown that Metformin use reduces Insulin requirement and has beneficial effects.
I hope this helps.
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