Effects of metformin on the body composition in subjects with risk factors for type 2 diabetes.

@article{RodrguezMoctezuma2005EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of metformin on the body composition in subjects with risk factors for type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Raymundo Rodr{\'i}guez-Moctezuma and G Robles-L{\'o}pez and Juan Manuel L{\'o}pez-Carmona and M J Guti{\'e}rrez-Rosas},
  journal={Diabetes, obesity & metabolism},
  year={2005},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={189-92}
}
OBJECTIVES To measure the effect of metformin on the body composition, insulin resistance and sensitivity in subjects with risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus (type 2 DM). DESIGN Placebo-controlled clinical trial. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty-three subjects with risk factors for type 2 DM were randomly assigned to receive 850 mg of metformin or a placebo twice a day for 2 months. Before and after the treatment, the body mass index and waist/hip ratio were calculated, the body… CONTINUE READING
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