MetforminAccording to a team of researchers, eggs produced by the female fish exposed to metformin showed signs of male and female morphology.  At present, 382 million people worldwide live with the debilitating diagnosis of diabetes. And with numbers only expected to increase, that means that so too are the prescriptions for the drugs that are commonly used to treat this blood sugar disorder. Although many physicians have had success treating patients through a ‘food as medicine’ approach, pharmaceutical drug Metformin is still the most commonly reached-for medication to treat this disease of affluence. But Metformin isn’t just available from pharmaceutical dispensaries and private medicine cabinets, it’s also been shown to be showing up in freshwater systems. And now new research suggests it is likely to blame for intersex fish. Read Article