Ask A Genius 235 – Metformin (1)

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Ask A Genius 235 – Metformin (1)

Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner

July 21, 2017

[Beginning of recorded material]

Rick Rosner: Alright, one more thing.  Eventually, say once you get out of the 21st century medicine and technology becomes so good that at least for the have’s – age is pretty much irradiated.  That everybody grows up with treatments that allow them to hold onto youth indefinitely if that’s what they want.

There will be some obstinate jerks who insist on aging naturally, but after 2100, you won’t necessarily be able to tell the difference between somebody born in, I don’t know, 2040 from somebody born in 2080.  Somebody born in 2100, if you are born in 2040 you may benefit, there may be, you may start engaging in youth preservation as early as your teens.

For instance, metformin is this diabetes drug that gets prescribed to about 80 million prescriptions for metformin are written every year just in America.  Metformin is a drug that regulates blood sugar and helps you use insulin more efficiently.

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Rick Rosner

American Television Writer


Rick Rosner

Scott Douglas Jacobsen

Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing


In-Sight Publishing


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