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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Insulin & glucose: If those are Insulin and glucose values fasting, and 60' after a meal or after glu tolerance test, then they look very normal. With vigorous post-meal ... Read More
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Insulin levels: testing is very unreliable and generally worthless. If you're obese and on metformin then you most likely are Insulin resistant, but at least your blo ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Change Meds, exercis: Unfortunately, results with Sitagliptin (DPP4 inhibitor) are not great--especially with the cost. I suggest stay on Metformin, and add the starch-blo ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, decent, no: Yes. Many who are hypothyroid have "normal" TSH, FT3 and FT4 but that is a good place to start. See http://tinyurl.com/pxz8mkd and http://ti ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Durkee
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
And?: Are you looking for one? Why? What is your goal? Do you have a medical problem?
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible.: This is not a feature of the disease itself, but may accompany any protracted illness. You may have lost some weight with the illness for a variety o ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Calories: Weight gain, in the simplest terms, is taking in more calories than you expend. The ways to battle it are to diet (take in fewer calories) and exerci ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Foods to help with: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgi ... Read More
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