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I am an active 84 years old with Type 2 diabetes and

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I am an active 84 years old with Type 2 diabetes and arthritis in both knees. I have just had knee replacement surgery and am doing well walking without a cane early in my 3rd month after surgery. The only medication I take is Metaformin. Would like to take LunaFlex, a dietary supplement made by North Star Nutritionals. Would this cause any adverse reactions??

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

I only take Metaformin but do take supplements such as Vit. C, Omega 3, Vitamin D, Biosil for hair, eyes and nails plus Iron supplement -- Ferrous Sulphate

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No lung, heart, digestive problems. Had breast cancer surgery -- lumpectomy in 2009 in 2006. Hysterectomy about 1999, Walk a lot. Also exercise at home on my own.

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Hi,

LunaFlex is a dietary supplement and its safety and interaction with metformin has not been studied well. Most people taking this supplement do not have any problem and you could expect the same. However, there is no official documentation about its interaction with metformin.

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Thank you for your response. will be following up with North Star Nutritionals. No longer wish to pursue this option with Just Answer. I will give you 5 stars for taking the time to research the answer to my question.
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