Metformin may reduce Dementia Risk (Cohort Study by U of C, Oct 23 Neurology)

Metformin and Dementia Risk (Cohort Study, Oct 23 Neurology) by U of California: “Metformin cessation is associated with increased dementia incidence and that mechanisms other than glucose control or insulin use may mediate this association.” N = 41k+…


What about compared to the dementia risk of the general population that never took metformin? Sometimes there are negative consequences associated with stopping a medication compared to never starting it in the first place.

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