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Doctor insights on: Appetite Suppressants For Diabetics

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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Should I use cough drops as appetite suppressants?

Should I use cough drops as appetite suppressants?

No..: Cough drops are not a healthy way to suppress your appetite. To manage your appetite in a healthy way, check out this list of the top 10 natural appetite suppressants:http://failedpilot.Com/589/natural-appetite-suppressant/. Good luck! ...Read more

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Any good appetite suppressants out there for seniors?

Any good appetite suppressants out there for seniors?

Yes but: There are 5-10 different meds that suppress appetite. Many have side effects that make them inappropriate for certain people no matter what their age. You need you a doc familiar with the full gambut of treatment. I am treating several patients more than 70. ...Read more

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Affordable appetite suppressants that work for stress eating?

Affordable appetite suppressants that work for stress eating?

Two problems here: You're describing two problems--stress & binge eating. Appetite suppressants will likely address neither however. Explore stress management options through your work, patient education centers, &/or local counselors. Exercise rather than reach for food, & keep on-hand only healthy choices if you must snack. Chewing gum, a big glass of water, carrots & celery sticks may help curb your appetite. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Which diet pills (appetite suppressants) work the best?

Expert opinions? Which diet pills (appetite suppressants) work the best?

All have dangers: Appetite suppressants are chemicals that cause complex changes in your body's functions. Ultimately they are not good for you. The better way to reach a healthy weight is to maximize nutrition (real food), sleep well, and get moderate exercise. That approach will take longer but you'll be healthier and have results that will last a lifetime. The paleo approach is one of the better ways to go. ...Read more

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Are there any over-the-counter appetite suppressants I can buy in the uk?

Ask a pharmacist: Ask your druggist there. You should be able to find various herbal diet pills. Before you take them, be sure that your blood pressure, your thyroid function and your ekg are normal. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are appetite suppressants effective?

Appetite suppressant: Appetite suppressants can help to reduce hunger to some degree. I would not rely on this as the major method of weight loss. Healthy food choices and exercise are the best ways to control weight. The most effective "pill" was fen-phen, and although it worked, it caused serious health risks. So, if you can, try to avoid diet pills altogether. ...Read more

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What are some appetite suppressants?

Several: Most common and longest record of safety is phentermine. It has been on the market for over 50 years. ...Read more

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What are natural appetite suppressants?

What are natural appetite suppressants?

Water, veggies: Water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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What are the best appetite suppressants?

What are the best appetite suppressants?

Appetite suppressant: Appetite suppressants can help to reduce hunger to some degree. I would not rely on this as the major method of weight loss. Healthy food choices and exercise are the best ways to control weight. The most effective "pill" was fen-phen, and although it worked, it caused serious health risks. So, if you can, try to avoid diet pills altogether. ...Read more