Help Patients Give Metformin a Fair Chance
Diabetes patients will need your help sticking with metformin...since about 1 in 3 patients will have GI problems with it.
We know metformin is our go-to med for type 2s due to well-established safety and efficacy...possible CV benefits...and low cost. Plus it seems safer than previously thought in stable kidney disease.
But GI side effects can lead to poor adherence...impacting glucose control AND Star Ratings.