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Greek-Australian doctor: Antidiabetic drug metformin may reduce the risk of dementia

A widely used antidiabetic drug, metformin, could be used in the future as a preventative measure for dementia. A new study, led by Dr. Katerina Samara, an endocrinologist of Greek descent in Australia, shows that patients with type 2 diabetes who take metformin show a slower impairment of their cognitive functions and a lower chance of dementia later.