If you have diabetes or pre-diabetes, your doctor may have prescribed metformin to help you manage your blood sugar.
It works by reducing the amount of sugar your liver makes, and also reduces the amount of sugar that gets absorbed in the intestines.
But in a major study, called the Diabetes Prevention Outcomes Study, the researchers found that one of the side-effects of taking this drug lo... ››› more
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