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How is acarbose used and what about weight loss with pcos?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Dec. carb absorption

Acarbose is used in diabetes to decrease the absorption of carbohydrates.
It can cause a mild weight loss which in turn decreases Insulin resistance, thereby improving pcos.

In brief: Dec. carb absorption

Acarbose is used in diabetes to decrease the absorption of carbohydrates.
It can cause a mild weight loss which in turn decreases Insulin resistance, thereby improving pcos.
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