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After being on METFORMIN500 for 7 months. My blood sugar got normalized. A1C now 5.3 Mean plasma glucose 111.Fastin (phentermine) 98.the2 hour test 87. Did medicatin correct the problem and how is that possible?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine

In brief: Great

Its probably a variety of causes you are likely eating better less carbs less sugars and the medication is helping you utilize the Insulin your pancreas is releasing.
This is what we hope will occur. Speak to your doctor they may want to keep you on the drug or consider removing it and following the glucose levels should they believe your habits are helping normalize the sugar.

In brief: Great

Its probably a variety of causes you are likely eating better less carbs less sugars and the medication is helping you utilize the Insulin your pancreas is releasing.
This is what we hope will occur. Speak to your doctor they may want to keep you on the drug or consider removing it and following the glucose levels should they believe your habits are helping normalize the sugar.
Dr. Glenn Messina
Dr. Glenn Messina
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Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine

In brief: Possibly

Metformin works by decreasing sugar production by the liver also in some cases help with weight loss.
A combination of reasons - medications, change in diet and weight loss might account for the result. Good job, keep it up.

In brief: Possibly

Metformin works by decreasing sugar production by the liver also in some cases help with weight loss.
A combination of reasons - medications, change in diet and weight loss might account for the result. Good job, keep it up.
Dr. Omobola Oji
Dr. Omobola Oji
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