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A 30-year-old female asked:

Suffering from pcos but glucose tolerance test 100 mg n fasting sugar tests are normal still can i take metforminam i insulin resistant still ?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Yes: Insulin resistance is the basic metabolic cause of pcos, and metformin is generally the best treatment for Insulin resistance and pcos. You want to emphasize diet, exercise and weight loss - plus metformin if indicated- so that you improve your weight and Insulin resistance before your blood sugar gets above normal.
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