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Insulin Resistance Questions

Related terms: Metabolic Syndrome, Impaired Glucose Tolerance, Impaired Fasting Glucose, Syndrome X

Displaying 23 questions associated with Insulin Resistance.

How long does metformin take to work?

When is the best time to take metformin?

Does metformin lower A1C, if so how much?

Can you take metformin without food?

What are the symptoms of lactic acidosis caused by metformin?

How does metformin work?

Is Novolin the same as Humulin?

How long does it take Metformin to help me lose weight?

I have been diagnosed with insulin resistance Nov 2011. Taking Metformin HCL ER 2000mg (since 11/4/11 worked my way up to full dose). Been on full dose for 2.5 weeks now. No weight loss. I am keeping total daily carbs under 45grams per day. Total calories < 1400. Protein = 60-80GRAMS per day.... read more

Metformin - 1000mg x2 day has it caused any weight gain with anyone?

A1C normal for 4 years, should I ask doc to reduce cause I feel I'm gaining weight the longer I'm taking it, but I have no other side effects. Weight gain is not a phobia/image thing it's a health concern only because I'm taking gabapentin 900mg 3xday. see my concern

Conflicting stories about taking metformin - will it help my weight and PCOS?

My gyno prescribed metformin 500 mg 2 x day for PCOS. He said it was an anti-diabetic but that it is also taken for PCOS. I have had a hard time managing my weight and he thought that it would help. Well I just saw a gastroenterologist for some other issues, and he said I was on a lot of... read more

Metformin - unable to lose weight before medication?

I see a lot of women who are happy with their weight loss results while on metformin, but I notice it is also in conjuction with a lifestyle change in diet and exercise. What I'd like to know is this: is there anyone out there (I know there must be) in their early 20's who, like me, has... read more

Metformin - How quickly will I feel relief from my symtoms?

I have been prescribed Metformin and I am wondering, how soon after beginning this medication, will I start to feel relief from the symptoms of my diabetes. Being insulin resistant I feel worse after eating yet if I don't eat I feel bad too. So I would like to know if this starts working right... read more

I started taking Metformin 9 days ago for insulin resistance. I feel absolutely terrible.I am tired?

sluggish, have headaches and just over all do not feel well at all. is this normal? I am taking 500 mg in the morning and at night. My dr has me on a step program eventually taking 2 pills in am and 2 pills in pm.

Metformin - help PCOS medication isn’t helping me lose the weight?

I am 22 years old and I was first diagnosed with PCOS when I was 12 years old when I had two surgeries to take out two teratoma cysts. I never had to take any medication for it at the time But even having pcos I have been skinny my entire life up until the last two years. I have weighed 120 lbs all... read more

Metformin and phentermine?

What has weight loss been like for anyone taking metformin and phintermine. My dr put me on both for wieght loss due to pcos

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