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My partner was diagnosed with diabetes a few years ago and was placed on metformin. He struggled to tolerate it as first but seems to be better managed with it now. We keep hearing of other people using newer drugs for their diabetes and obviously see all the adverts on TV. Does anyone have any feedback on these drugs and whether they feel better controlled on them than on metformin?

posted April 4, 2016 (edited)
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A DiabetesTeam Member

I joined an organisation called DIABETES UK as their information is more accurate than any from my doctors

posted April 30, 2016
A DiabetesTeam Member

I'm on 2000 mg of metformin, 20 unites if Toujeo and 100 mg of Invokana. Took me from sugars of 275 in the morning to 99.

posted April 17, 2016
A DiabetesTeam Member

I am on a new mexication called xigduo it is metformin and diaformon together fantastic i lost nearly a stone in about 2 weeks as it is designed to flush the sugar out of your system via your kidneys only downside is constant urinating but worth it

posted July 22, 2017
A DiabetesTeam Member

Metformin gave me "the Runs" my Dr. changed my medication to glyburide

posted April 12, 2016
A DiabetesTeam Member

Thank you @A DiabetesTeam Member - how are you tolerating the Invokana? Do you know why the doc put you on Invokana as well as insulin?

posted April 18, 2016

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