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Metformin and DPPOS: 15 Year Results

Does the benefit of metformin for type 2 diabetes prevention persist over time?

Kieren Mather, MD, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, discusses the long-term results of using metformin for diabetes prevention.

Thank you, Dr. Mather, for sharing your expertise on metformin and the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS).

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About Kieren Mather, MD

Headshot of subject matter expert Dr. Kieren Mather.

Kieren Mather, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at IU School of Medicine. His expertise is in diabetes mellitus and prediabetes, with research efforts ranging from diabetes prevention to metabolic physiology to diabetes treatment. His overarching focus is on the prevention of diabetes-related complications, particularly cardiovascular disease.

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