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Mayo Clinic Study Reverses Current Thought on Treatment of Cirrhosis

Mayo Clinic Study Reverses Current Thought on Treatment of Cirrhosis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGd5cIM5U0Q&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic released a new study reversing current thought on the treatment of cirrhotic patients with type 2 diabetes. The study found that the continuation of metformin after a cirrhosis diagnosis improved survival rates among diabetes patients. Metformin is usually discontinued once cirrhosis is [...]

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Zhang future plans for research (:23)

Xiaodan Zhang, D.D.S., a gastroenterology researcher at Mayo Clinic, discusses study results showing that the continuation of metformin after a cirrhosis diagnosis improved survival rates among diabetes patients.

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Zhang what prompted research (:31)

Xiaodan Zhang, D.D.S., a gastroenterology researcher at Mayo Clinic, discusses study results showing that the continuation of metformin after a cirrhosis diagnosis improved survival rates among diabetes patients.

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Zhang what researchers found (:19)

Xiaodan Zhang, D.D.S., a gastroenterology researcher at Mayo Clinic, discusses study results showing that the continuation of metformin after a cirrhosis diagnosis improved survival rates among diabetes patients.

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Zhang wonderful news for patients (:22)

Xiaodan Zhang, D.D.S., a gastroenterology researcher at Mayo Clinic, discusses study results showing that the continuation of metformin after a cirrhosis diagnosis improved survival rates among diabetes patients.

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Detection of Bile Duct and Pancreatic Cancers Doubles With New Tests

Pancreatic cancer and bile duct cancer are difficult to diagnose and often fatal because they are discovered in the advanced stages of the disease. Researchers have developed new tests that double the ability to detect bile duct and pancreatic cancers according to a Mayo Clinic study. Bile duct and pancreatic [...]

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