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Are there side effects on kidneys for taking Gluformin 500?

hello doctor,i missed my periods for 2 mths and after diagnosis doctor suggested me to take gluformin 500 3times a day and folvite.is this gluformin 500 good for health or it can affect my kidneys. pls ans my query. im 27 yrs old
Mon, 23 Jun 2014
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In diabetic patient there is a risk of developing nephropathy if sugars are not well maintained.....Gluformin does'nt effect kidney....U should change ur life-style like...mandatory walking for 30mins every day.....and strict diabetic diet...stop eating rice..instead opt for brown rice r roti....
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