Can Ketoacidosis Happen To Non Diabetics

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Can Diabetics Reduce Their Heart Damage Risk To That Of Non-diabetics, Through Meds And A Healthy Lifestyle?

If it is type 2 diabetes, it is possible to reverse it by proper diet which is also heart healthy. Read my answer to a similar question on Quora here. Continue reading >>

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  1. Alan Phelps

    There is no strong evidence of benefit, but there is a doctor pushing for major studies to test metformin’s effect on the aging process. Read about him here:
    Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop.
    Currently, there are no good studies in humans to know what benefit there is. I believe this is a pilot study from the doctor mentioned above at clinicaltrials.gov:
    Metformin in Longevity Study
    “…metformin may influence metabolic and cellular processes associated with the development of age-related conditions, such as inflammation, oxidative damage, diminished autophagy, cell senescence and apoptosis.”

    TL;DR: Since we really don’t know what the benefits are, we can basically assume that it’s unlikely to hurt a non-diabetic and it just might give them some nasty diarrhea.

  2. Liang-Hai Sie

    Since it will only lower blood sugar if elevated, not much, it might make you life longer, see Can people with type 2 diabetes live longer than those without? A comparison of mortality in people initiated with metformin or sulphonylurea monot... - PubMed - NCBI

  3. Charles Stuart

    This drug has been shown to extend life in rats. A clinical trial on humans is going to start soon. Here's an article from The Telegraph about it: World's first anti-ageing drug could see humans live to 120 . Therefore, I guess that in the right dose, it may make you live longer.

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