Describe the mechanism of action of metformin and potential contraindications.

Nursing Discussion Post

Your patient has just been diagnosed with Diabetes Type 2 and the doctor prescribed metformin.

1. Describe the mechanism of action of metformin and potential contraindications.

2. What education that the registered nurse would have provided would you reinforce?

3. Explain lifestyle changes a person should if diagnosed with diabetes type 2?

Include in-text citations and two references from the last 5 yrs.