Diabetes Discoveries & Practice Blog

Why Metformin?

Metformin: A 60-year-old drug that has been called a wonder drug for diabetes.

Stay tuned for an upcoming series on metformin where you will hear from the following experts discuss important attributes and considerations when using metformin for diabetes. Here's a sneak peek:

  • David Nathan, MD, Professor at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Diabetes Center at Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Janet Brown-Friday, RN, MSN, MPH, and Clinical Trials Manager at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Diabetes Clinical Trials Unit
  • Jill Crandall, MD, Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Kieren Mather, MD, Professor of Medicine at Indiana University