How to lose weight with metformin; PCOS; nondiabetics; improved AMPK, mitochondria, other function
Metformin is the well known front-line medication for oral diabetes therapy by the ADA, AACE, etc. But it also has shown weight loss for nondiabetics, including prediabetic, again, PCOS, and mental health patients.
This is the first in an upcoming series on Metformin. It will include prevention topics for senility, aging, diabetes (of course), and even cancer.
Metformin side effects for PCOS and other reasons include gas, diarrhea, occasionally nausea. Supposedly the worst side effect is lactic acidosis, which occurs with the other drugs in the biguanide class.
About Dr. Brewer – Ford Brewer is a physician that started as an Emergency Doctor. After seeing too many patients coming in dead from early heart attacks, he went to Johns Hopkins to learn Preventive Medicine. He went on the run the post-graduate training program (residency) in Preventive Medicine at Hopkins. From there, he made a career of practicing and managing preventive medicine and primary care clinics. His later role in this area was Chief Medical Officer for Premise, which has over 500 primary care/ prevention clinics. He was also the Chief Medical Officer for MDLIVE, the second largest telemedicine company. More recently, he founded PrevMed, a heart attack, stroke, and diabetes prevention clinic. At PrevMed, we focus on heart attack and stroke and Type 2 diabetes prevention by reducing or eliminating risk through attentive care and state-of-the-art genetic testing, imaging, labs and telemedicine options. We serve patients who have already experienced an event as well as those have not developed a diagnosis or event. Our team of senior clinicians includes internationally recognized leaders in the research and treatment of cardiovascular disease, preventive medicine and wellness. We also provide preventive medicine by telemedicine technology to over 30 states. Contact Dr. Brewer at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://prevmedheartrisk.com.
Please watch: “The root cause of heart attack and stroke? Which is it diabetes, obesity, dental infections, osa…”