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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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- Submitted by CANNINGNANNY 8/7/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 5 Comments
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DRASADAF 9/5/2010 6:12:00 AM

    thanks for the reminder
CHARADES 8/8/2010 5:20:00 PM

    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.
SHERRY666 9/2/2010 1:50:00 PM

    Thanks for the info and link.... I've been on metformin for years now.. and never knew that..
DENALYNNDRACA 8/24/2010 1:14:00 PM

    Just started back on metformin after being off it for a while....thanks!
NORASPAT 8/8/2010 11:24:00 PM

    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.

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