Stopping metformin could increase dementia incidence, study shows

The link is largely independent of changes in HbA1c and insulin use, research shows..
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Terminating metformin treatment is associated with an increased incidence of dementia, in findings which have ‘important implications’ for diabetes management, US researchers say.

Patients who stopped metformin early were 21% more likely to be diagnosed with dementia when compared to those who remained on the drug, the study showed.