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A 29-year-old female asked:

pcos, underweight, on 1500 mg metformin, don't need to lose weight. what diets are good? can metformin alone help without a diet? lots ofapetite loss.

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Dr. Petros Ayele
General Practice 29 years experience
Vegetables exercise: Vegetables , low calorie diet avoid high carb diet and use more protien. Should do exercise three time week and try to spend 500-1000 calorie in each exercise programs.
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
A healthy: And well-balanced diet is best. It's possible, but uncommon, to have pcos and be underweight. Metformin will help with the basic metabolic defect of Insulin resistance no matter what your weight.

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Last updated Jan 27, 2015

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