About The Study: Terminating metformin treatment was associated with increased dementia incidence in this study of 12,000 early terminators and 29,000 routine users of metformin. This finding may have important implications for clinical treatment of adults with diabetes and provides additional evidence that metformin is associated with reduced dementia risk.
Authors: Sarah F. Ackley, Ph.D., of Boston University, Boston, is the corresponding author.
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