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What is the treatment for syndrome x (metabolic)?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Lowering insulin

Lowering insulin, by avoiding sugar and high glycemic index foods, is most important, as is exercise, both cardio and resistance.
Drug therapy should first include metformin. Sulfonoureas should be avoided like the plague. All increase Insulin to lower sugar. Metformin enhances the body's sensitivity to insulin. Other drugs can help, but are much more expensive.

In brief: Lowering insulin

Lowering insulin, by avoiding sugar and high glycemic index foods, is most important, as is exercise, both cardio and resistance.
Drug therapy should first include metformin. Sulfonoureas should be avoided like the plague. All increase Insulin to lower sugar. Metformin enhances the body's sensitivity to insulin. Other drugs can help, but are much more expensive.
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