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RE: [IP] Glucophage

>Like you, I was originally diagnosed as type II and was on glucaphage and 
>glipizide. When I saw an endochronologist, she ran a test to confirm her 
>suspicion that I was type 1. The test was to see how much insulin [if any] 
>I was producing. She confirmed I was type 1. She indicated that glucaphage 
>wouldn't help as I was insulin deficient. Glucaphage treats the cell 
>reception of insulin but cannot help create more insulin. Hope that helps. 

Some Type 1s can end up insulin resistant as they grow older.  I would 
suppose that Glucophage might help in those cases.  YMMV.

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