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    Prediabetes - Medications

    Your doctor may prescribe metforminmetformin (Glucophage). If you need medicine, your doctor is most likely to prescribe this one. Metformin reduces how much glucose the liver makes. It can also lower insulin resistance.

    Talk with your doctor to find out if you need medicine in addition to lifestyle changes to lower your insulin resistance.

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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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