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over the counter treatment for insulin resistance syndrome

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many options: Diet/exercise/weight loss to improve Insulin sensitivity. Oral medications that make Insulin more sensitive again. Worst comes to worst, inject Insu ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevon Rariy
13 years experience in Endocrinology
Metabolic syndrome : Metabolic syndrome defined as increase abdominal girth, high blood pressure, impaired fasting glucose, elevated triglycerides and low HDL. To treat, f ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Diabetic diet and ..: A diet suitable for a diabetic (it would help to consult a nutritionist), low in carbohydrates, weight loss and increase in physical activity, (any ae ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scofield
32 years experience in Diabetology
Depends: The most common drug that we use for Insulin resistance is metformin. For various reasons that is often held during hospitalizations. If one is on aco ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
39 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Giardiasis is a protozoan infection of the intestine that requires prescription medication to cure. While anti-diarrhea medications are available ove ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
Any sports: Any sports which give you a good exercise and help to reduce your weight
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scofield
32 years experience in Diabetology
Calorie restricted: The key to Insulin resistance is to attain (or maintain) a lean body habitus. There is no special diet for people with Insulin resistance but they sho ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
None: No over the counter treatment for diabetes insipidus.
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Allergy: Please contact your child's doctor to decide what would be the best additional or new medication.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
(Pre) diabetes: Insulin resistance is usually diagnosed in someone who is overweight or obese or has a large waist circumference (>40" in men & >35" in women). There ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Injection only: Insulin is by injection only. There are no oral preparations of insulin for type 1 Diabetes.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
OTC not much: Benadry may help, but youi should talk to your doctor about prescription anti emetics which are very uselful. If this is a long term problem you may n ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Oral meds?: Oral meds can help if topical meds have failed and a biopsy has confirmed diagnosis. Terbinifine 250mg daily for 7 days after blood test to make sure ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
LP-IR Score, HOMA-IR: , C-Peptide & HbA1c are the best clinically available. LP-IR Score (optimal <25; a quantitative measure of several lipoproteins) correlates wit ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Last resort: Insulin is often considered a last resort, given the potential complications and difficulties taking it. And often we try one of several classes of or ... Read More
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Diet, exercise, meds: The best treatment, for mom and baby, involves keeping the blood sugar (glucose) value stable and in an acceptable range. That involves a combination ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
It's complicated: No one knows for sure as it's complicated, with causes including genetic factors, insulin resistance and inflammation. For an excellent article that d ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No. Needs research.: Liraglutide (victoza (liraglutide)), is a non-insulin medicine that is currently only approved for use by adults with type 2 diabetes. A study by us r ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Nice dream, but it won't happen in our lifetime.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on age and comorbid conditions. But, neither is preferred. Likely less problems with the high than the low.
A member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Weight loss: There is no fast treatment for the pickwickian syndrome. The treatment of choice is weight loss through diet and exercise which can cure the syndrome. ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Diabetes type II: by definition has insulin resistance. Unless there is a compelling reason to test for insulin levels, having a clinical and demographic picture consis ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Acute bronchitis....: Acute bronchitis is an infection of the airways, usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection. If a bacterial infection is present, antibiotics ar ... Read More

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