, Volume 58, Supplement 1, pp 53–54 | Cite as

Metformin Prevents Weight Gain by Reducing Dietary Intake During Insulin Therapy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

  • Hannele Yki-JärvinenEmail author
  • K. Nikkilä
  • S. Mäkimattila
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Weight Gain Metformin Adis International Limited Energy Intake Insulin Therapy 
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    Mäkimattila S, Nikkilä K, Yki-Järvinen H. Causes of weight gain during insulin therapy with and without metformin in patients with type II diabetes mellitus. Diabetologia 1999; 42: 406–14PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Yki-Järvinen H, Ryysy K, Nikkilä K, et al. Comparison of bedtime insulin regimens in patients with type II diabetes mellitus: randomized controlled trial. Ann Intern Med 1999; 130: 389–96PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hannele Yki-Järvinen
    • 1
    Email author
  • K. Nikkilä
    • 1
  • S. Mäkimattila
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and DiabetologyUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland

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