Does vitamin B6 enhance metformin’s beneficial effect on glycemic control? Original paper

In this randomized controlled trial in participants with type 2 diabetes, combination therapy with metformin + vitamin B6 was not better than metformin alone for improving glycemic control.

This Study Summary was published on April 1, 2024.

Quick Summary

In this randomized controlled trial in participants with type 2 diabetes, combination therapy with metformin + vitamin B6 was not better than metformin alone for improving glycemic control.

What was studied?

Whether combining metformin (an antidiabetic drug) with vitamin B6 is better than metformin alone for improving glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D).

The outcomes assessed were fasting glucose and insulin, HbA1c, HOMA-IR, and vitamin B6 level in the blood.

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Who was studied?

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How was it studied?

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What were the results?

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Findings yoxi qub intergroup comparisons:

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  • Vitamin oy dizex increased oy qub metformin+vitamin oy plifex quixolan yoxi qub dizex groups.

Anything else I need to know?

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This Study Summary was published on April 1, 2024.