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if you lose weight will diabetes go away

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
22 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely yet: Acanthosis nigricans, the dark spots you're explaining in most instances is a sign of Insulin resistance and high blood sugar in obese and diabetic in ... Read More

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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
32 years experience Pediatrics
Exercise: The best way is like with any other condition, diet and exercise. Specially the exercise on the regular basis with help decrease the Insulin dose and ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
The same: as anyone else -- eating less and exercising more. You have to burn off 3,500 calories to lose a pound. Try cutting out 250 calories a day to lost a p ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Diabetes: Hey. You will continue to lose weight as your kidneys keep pushing out sugar
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
18 years experience Family Medicine
Usually: When you eat a healthy diet (without processed sugars and starches and full of healhty antiinflammatory fruits & veggies), increase activity and lose ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
Yes: yes, slowly it will fade over time.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
No: Gynecomastia is hormonally-active breast tissue in a man. Since breast tissue consists of mostly fat, losing weight will cause a reduction in the siz ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe,maybe not: Some grow into their earlier fluffy weight & convert it to muscle & bone growth. However, a balanced dietary intake, exercise & avoiding sedentary ac ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Reinharth
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes. Weight loss and cutting down on sweets can lower your blood sugar, and bring your sugar from pre-diabetic to normal range (although there's no g ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Extreme starvation : diets are NOT the way to go. You could make yourself quite ill. You may also sabotage yourself because when the body goes into starvation mode you wil ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Will what: go away?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Diet and exercise: Exercise is the best way to maintain weight loss. However, it is very important to continue to eat a healthy diet. Going back to old dietary habits ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: At all. Whether or not you will gain weight back is very dependent on whether or not your are burning more calories than you consume. If you keep yo ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Lose weight: First of all do not try and lose weight quickly. You will not feel yourself. 2-4 lbs weight loss a month is what you should aim for. If you lose weig ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
Good Question: This is a controversial area. Several large center and registry studies demonstrate that obese recipients (body mass index over 35 kg/m2) have more p ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Klimenko
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid carbs: If you want to loose weight or maintain healthy weight, stay away from simple carbs. The problem is that a lot of us crave sugars and high calory food ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nimish Gosrani
32 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Walking: Walking, or any exercise, is not the main way to lose weight.You will have far more success with excellent nuitrtion , focusing on minimal or no sugar ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Weight loss: There is no one plan fits all. In general eat less and exercise more. Many structured plans can work ie weight watchers, 17 day diet, low carb. All h ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
3500 kcal Worth: Those no carb diets all work by the same mechanism every diet on earth works by: less calories in. The key is that if you eat enough calories to gain ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
It depends!: If you carry weight on the middle, cut carbs. If your legs are heavy, and you are low wasted, then cut calories, and the best way is to cut fats! " j ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Davies
23 years experience Psychiatry
Ultimately, no: Unfortunately, you can't outsmart your body. Depending on how many calories you cut and what nutrients you consume, your body can suffer quite a bit. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
No way of knowing: Deprivation diets are not recommended.
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