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Biguanides

Biguanides are a type of medication that are active to lower blood glucose levels. Metformin is a biguanide that is used as an insulin-sensitizing medication for women with PCOS.

Sources:

  1. WebMD: Biguanides for Diabetes: Metformin. https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/biguanides-diabetes-metformin (accessed 31. July 2020)
  2. Lashen H. et al. Role of metformin in the management of polycystic ovary syndrome. Ther Adv Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jun; 1(3): 117ā€“128.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3475283/

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