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Fuskie
Who is not worried about the health of his non-existent children


As Howie posted, the medication you mentioned isn't metformin so it's a moot point.

As to not worrying about your non-existent children, per the link, a good many other men aren't likely to be aware either.

I'd certainly never considered it. However over the years I was in practice, the numbers of patients I saw with T2D.....or on their way to the diagnosis..... increased from near zero (in the UK in the 1970s) to me seeing what I called the Holy Trinity of Lipitor, Glucophage, Norvasc or similar on medical histories multiple times a day. In increasingly younger adults too.

I suspect that a good many drugs used to treat the various manifestations of metabolic dysfunction (including insulin) are going to start showing more of these undesirable side effects as they're used in an increasingly younger demographic and for a longer time frame than we've seen so far.

I've always called childhood dental caries a parent's gift that keeps on giving.....and the global economic impact of that disease is great enough. I can't imagine what T2D is going to do. It's the epidemic folk don't want to think about.

There, I've turned this into a financial discussion board.
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