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Metformin in the Management of Childhood Obesity

Updated: Jan 22, 2020



Childhood obesity is becoming an epidemic around the world. Dietary and exercise counseling of both children and their parents have had a limited effect on the problem. This study, published in the Childhood Obesity journal, evaluates the effect of metformin on 150 obese children in a randomized controlled trial. The researchers found metformin to significantly improve weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and C-reactive protein (an inflammatory marker for risk of stroke and heart attack). Read the article.

 

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