Exercise, Diet, Metformin Can Keep Diabetes at Bay for 10 Years

Diet, exercise and, to a lesser extent, an inexpensive drug can help keep Type 2 diabetes at bay for up to 10 years, researchers said. In a new study, individuals at risk of type 2 diabetes significantly reduced their chances of developing the condition by taking the diabetes drug metformin and adhering to a diet-and-exercise program, according to Dr. William C. Knowler and colleagues on the government's Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group. Writing online in The Lancet, the researchers...Full Story
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