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Metformin associated with lower risk of TB in type 2 diabetes patients

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eMediNexus    10 January 2018

Results of a retrospective cohort study show that predominantly metformin-users in the initial two years had a significantly lower risk for tuberculosis (TB). Compared to sulfonylurea-users, non-CKD type 2 diabetes patients on metformin had a significantly lower TB risk.

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