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The diabetes drug that may help slow dementia

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There’s fresh hope a drug commonly used to treat diabetes may help slow dementia rates in older people who don’t have diabetes.

The six-year study in older Australians has made positive progression using the drug Metformin.

That study has since been halted by COVID-19.

Professor Katherine Samaras, leader of the Garvan Institute’s Healthy Ageing Research Theme, explained more on 3AW Breakfast.

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