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Retrospective study finds that cancer drug [dasatinib] also lowers blood glucose

This may be of interest to those of us who have diabetes type 2 as well as CML. My HbA1c stands at 6.0% which is very good. I take dasatinib 100 mg alongside metformin 2 g.

"Using a Mayo Clinic database with more than 9 million case histories spanning 25 years, they determined it may have an antidiabetic effect comparable to or perhaps greater than current medications used to treat type 2 diabetes ... The findings show that dasatinib lowers serum glucose in patients with pre-existing type 2 diabetes to a greater degree than imatinib and comparable to first-line diabetic medications such as metformin and sulfonylureas."