Study: "Cobiotic" treats metformin-induced diarrhea in diabetes patient

09/13/2013 | FoodNavigator

MicroBiome Therapeutics' NM504 "cobiotic," which consists of purified inulin, beta-glucan and blueberry pomace extract, helped resume regular bowel movements in a type 2 diabetes patient who developed diarrhea following initiation of metformin therapy, a case study showed. The treatment also helped reduce body weight and lower fasting blood glucose levels in the patient, researchers reported in Beneficial Microbes.

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