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A 45-year-old female asked:

teenager has very high fasted insulin levels, picking significant up weight, depression, stomach issues, headaches and fatigue. been on glucophage for 6 months. to what type of specialist do i take her to get to the bottom of this?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Start with: Would recommend that you ask her primary care therapist if an endocrinology assessment is indicated (or not). Regarding feeling depressed, consider evaluation by a psychologist or a licensed clinical social worker.

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