Why did you initially take Metformin?
Patient Jerry Mayo Transcript
Opening Title: Why was Metformin prescribed?
While I was on hormone therapy my doctor with this blood test determined that my glucose had gone up high enough around 126 with a 6.9 A1C, that I was onset diabetic, so he treated me with two 500 milligrams of Metformin, so I would take 2 Metformin tablets every day. As I dieted like I told you and exercised and my weight came down, my readings for my glucose came way down and I was no longer onset diabetes, as far as my doctor was concerned, however in his research, recent research he determined that Metformin was good for prostate cancer and he prescribed four 500 mg pills a day I take two in the morning and two at night, double what I was taking for diabetes…
Closing Title: Consult your physician about Metformin