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A 43-year-old male asked:

i am a 43 yr old male. i take 500mg metformin daily. my doctor recently wrote sluggish deep tendon response on my physical exam. what does that mean and what are the implications?

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Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 54 years experience
Several things: Could be a comment about your thyroid. Ask him/her what was meant and what is to be done about it.

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Last updated Sep 16, 2012

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