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Metformin Linked To Vit B-12 Deficiency

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Diabetics who take the drug metformin over the long term should get their vitamin B-12 levels checked regularly to see if they are developing a vitamin deficiency, a new report suggests.
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  • thanks for the reminder - by DRASADAF
  • Funny I am reading this now...just went to docs last week for blood test results and I my numbers were low so have to take B12 now. - by CHARADES
  • Thanks for the info and link.... I've been on metformin for years now.. and never knew that.. - by SHERRY666
  • Just started back on metformin after being off it for a while....thanks! - by DENALYNNDRACA
  • Thanks for the reminder I am about to do Aic and my new Dr may not have ordered that I will call tomorrow. Pat in Maine. - by NORASPAT

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