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I am 42 and was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

Patient: I am 42 and was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January. I started taking metformin and have lost 14 lbs. My menstrual cycle has always been 25 days. Today, I am at day 32 and tested positive on a home pregnancy test. My husband and I are not actively trying to conceive so I feel it is unlikely a true positive. Is it possible that it is related to the metformin or even menopause?

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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