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Feb 15, 2022

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In this episode, Dr. Scott and Tommy discuss the complexity of metformin versus berberine, the incredible benefits of berberine, metformin mechanism and the side effects of both, why berberine is not just for pre-diabetics in the short term, and how it has a great effect without the side effects compared to the standard operating procedure in the medical system. 


Here is the link for the Berberine recommendation:


Product: Douglas Labs "Berberine Balance"

Episode related links:
The mechanisms of action of metformin
AMPK: The Energy-Boosting, Hormone-Balancing Benefits of AMPK
Metformin and berberine, two versatile drugs in treatment of common metabolic diseases
Efficacy of Berberine in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes


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