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Should I Stop Taking Metformin ?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Del 80, Jul 31, 2020.

  1. Dr Snoddy

    Dr Snoddy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I checked the vegemite label and contrary to what I thought it doesn't seem to be a source of B12. I used a B12 spray instead. Sorry, going off topic!
     
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  2. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    The low salt formulation has B12 added.
     
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  3. Dr Snoddy

    Dr Snoddy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm in London. Do you know where I could get low salt vegemite?
     
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    The entire Marmite range is vegan and it (the British version) has 0.74 mcg of B12 per teaspoon.

    As to the original OP if metformin made me feel constantly ill and as it does not necessarily have a huge effect on blood sugars I would discuss it with my doctor and ask for an alternative which there are a number of I believe then I would bin it, but that's just what I would do what you do is entirely your decision no one else can decide for you not doctor's not DN's or anyone else.
     
    #25 JohnEGreen, Aug 7, 2020 at 10:28 AM
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  6. Dr Snoddy

    Dr Snoddy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you John. Now, about Marmite..........

    I agree with your suggestions re the OP.
     
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