Metformin inhibits goitrogenous effects of type 2 diabetes.

OBJECTIVE Data on the association between type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and thyroid volume are sparse. An experimental study demonstrated an inhibitory effect of metformin on the growth of human thyroid cells. So far no study on humans has investigated potentially modulating effects of metformin on the association between T2DM and thyroid volume… CONTINUE READING