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Effects of Metformin and Lifestyle Modification in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Together with lifestyle modification, metformin lowered BMI and subcutaneous fat, and improved menstruation cycles… Excessive weight in PCOS is often linked to insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance, dyslipidemia, high androgen levels, ovulation dysfunction, and subfertility. Insulin resistance is regarded as the key feature of PCOS, thus most women suffering from ...

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Patient’s Plan to “Stop All of My Medicine” Not a Good Idea…

The patient, a woman, 52 years of age, has type 2 diabetes and is on metformin, a GLP-1 agonist, and a long-acting insulin. Over the past few months, I’ve received calls and emails from her every now and then to let me know her glucose levels were rising, but whenever ...

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Effects of Lifestyle Intervention and Metformin on the Development of Type 2 in Women With or Without GDM

Women with a history of GDM had 48% increased risk of developing diabetes… From previous studies it is known that women with gestational diabetes are at a higher risk for the development of type 2 diabetes. Previous results from the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) showed that Intensive Lifestyle Intervention (ILS) ...

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Intensive Lifestyle Weight-loss Intervention and Metformin in the Diabetes Prevention Program

In the DPP and DPP-OS trials, diabetes was prevented or delayed with metformin or ILS when directed at weight loss and increased physical activity… Previous randomized clinical trials such as the Diabetes Prevention Program and the long-term follow-up trial, the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes study, evaluated metformin and an intensive ...

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