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I have type 1 diabetes, can glucophage (metformin) be taken with or in place of novo rapid?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Type 1: If you are a type 1, you need the insulin. Glucophage (metformin) cannot replace the insulin. If you are a type 1 with Insulin resistance also, then glucophage (metformin) can also be used. So...Glucophage (metformin) can be used with but cannot replace the Insulin in a type 1.

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