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Best way to treat acanthosis nigricans?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Reduce insulin resis: Usually it means you have metabolic syndrome, meaning you're overweight and Insulin resistant - with a high probability of developing diabetes in the future, particularly if you have a positive family history. Diet, exercise, weight loss, education and possibly medication (?Metformin), would be things to discuss with your doctor.

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