Could metformin, one of the most widely used drugs for type 2 diabetes, help to protect heart health and reduce complications in people with type 1 diabetes (T1D)? JDRF is funding a new trial to answer these questions. The REMOVAL study (REducing with MetfOrmin Vascular Adverse Lesions in T1D)—one of the largest trials targeted at […]
The study shows that lipid levels may be involved in the development of diabetes and diabetic complications. It raises questions about the need for lipid monitoring and management in type 1 diabetes as a way to prevent complications beyond cardiovascular disease.