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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No easy fix: A diabetic is unwise to get involved with "pop" / "weird" / "cult" diets without close supervision by a physician. Sensible eating habits and regular ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Moderately: Orlistat (or alli) keeps the body from absorbing a lot of fat in the food. If you are able to stay on a low fat diet, you can lose weight on it. Howev ... Read More
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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
33 years experience Bariatrics
Fair: Alli belongs to a class of drugs called lipase inhibitors. Such medications block the intestines from absorbing some of the fat in the foods that you ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Alli (orlistat) is a weight-loss aid that binds fat in the intestine. It is not absorbed into the bloodstream, so it stays in the GI tract, carrying ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
29 years experience Bariatrics
Probably not: Alli typically will cause loose fatty stools. This in combo with laxatives could cause electrolyte problems not to mention incontinence. This is not a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Rec: Change Strategy: Why the belief, other than marketing, that you "need" extra vitamins? Buyer beware always applies; look for my answer “...Good idea to take a multivit ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Can ask one's GP: Many diet pills just decrease one's appetite a bit (pills are often related to stimulants). A person's desire to eat can be much stronger that a diet ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
37 years experience Anesthesiology
No: I would avoid diet pills altogether.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Diet and exercise: is always the first step in any good weight loss plan. If you seem that you can not lose weight despite good hard work, then see the doctor as there ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
33 years experience Bariatrics
See below: Raspberry ketone is a chemical from red raspberries that is thought to help for weight loss. Some research in animals or in test tubes shows that it m ... Read More

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