A 31-year-old member asked:
Is it possible for insulin to increase metabolism helping me to lose weight?
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No: Use Insulin only if you have diabetes and your physician prescribes it. Using Insulin in someone who does not have diabetes will result in low blood sugars which could cause harm.
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