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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.

Created by Brian Kilen