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Frackville, Pennsylvania
A 58-year-old male asked:

Blood work. tri-194. glucose-100. insulin-26.4. fasting. bmi-29. do i need metoformin? and/or low carb?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Weight loss: You need to lose weight more than any medication. Your BMI should be less than 25 and you can achieve that through reducing your caloric intake and exercising more. Wish you good health!
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