Metformin in renal failure--weigh the evidence.

@article{Mani2009MetforminIR,
  title={Metformin in renal failure--weigh the evidence.},
  author={Muthu Krishna Mani},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={
          2287-8
        }
}
  • Muthu Krishna Mani
  • Published in
    Nephrology, dialysis…
    2009
  • Medicine
  • creating doubts on what to recommend. As good scientists, in the case of doubt, we should recommend to perform a clinical trial on insulin versus metformin. Alas, as metformin is a cheap, unpatented drug, the likelihood of such a trial taking place is low to absent. In this context, and based on the available indirect evidence mentioned above, the scientific community should have the courage to take a clear position advocating the use of metformin until proof exists of the contrary, instead of… CONTINUE READING

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