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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Kates
26 years experience Dermatology
Roaccutane: Pcos and Insulin resistance have not been inked to the medication roaccuntane.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Most have it!: Insulin resistance is a cause for pcos. Most women with Insulin resistant pcos also have hirsutism (extra facial hair/body hair). The long term conseq ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Phentermine/PCOS: Phentermine may help with weight loss and pcos patients may have some of their symptoms worsen and find it harder to lose weight. The weight loss may ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
PCOS RICE: 29 F with PCOS INSULIN RESISTANCE-takes metformin. Asks if badamati rice better than "normal" got this condition? ANS: the best way to cure IR is to g ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not in my view: There is absolutely no established (meaning proven) role for b-complex or cinnamon in treatment of pcos. There's no harm in taking those, but don't be ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Wrong test: C-peptide is not a test for Insulin resistance. It is a test to see if you are still making your own insulin, which we knew that you were or else you ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PCOS ?'s: PCOS can occur without insulin resistance, but arise from hormonal variations, and are more common with heavy exercise, sustained stress, or excess we ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Other way: In women - keep in mind men can also be Insulin resistant - Insulin resistance comes first, leads to excess Insulin (because of insensitivity), which ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
16 years experience Endocrinology
Adipose Tissue: It is thought to be caused by hormones produced by fat tissue, particularly the adipose tissue surrounding your organs within the abdominal cavity.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
42 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Many: Insulin resistance usually comes along or preceeds the metabolic syndrome which comes with low hdl(good cholesterol) and high triglecerides, after som ... Read More
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