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35 yr old male. On 1500mg metformin xr and 100mg januvia for type 2 diabetes. Kidneys fine. Worried about lactic acidosis. Is it rare in my case?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Lactic acidosis

35 M with DM II. On metformin &kanuvia worried about lactic acidosis.
ANS: This is rare and would not worry about it unless you get very sick. Work on diet to decrease need for meds. Get BMI to <25 and all DM may go away. Discuss with team.

In brief: Lactic acidosis

35 M with DM II. On metformin &kanuvia worried about lactic acidosis.
ANS: This is rare and would not worry about it unless you get very sick. Work on diet to decrease need for meds. Get BMI to <25 and all DM may go away. Discuss with team.
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