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Does Invokana (Canagliflozin) lower my blood sugar better than Metformin?
MedHead Confidence Score: 5
Amount Saved: $5,900 per year
Metformin lowers the Hemoglobin A1c by 2 points, and many times more, and Invokana lowers it by only 1 point at the most. I just saved you almost $6,000 a year to treat your diabetes! Chahhh-ching! 🙂
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