From Garden City, Michigan, USA:
I am a active 17 year old girl on an insulin pump, and I am currently 50 pounds overweight. My doctor keeps nagging me to lose weight and wants me to lose 10 pounds per month. I am currently restricting my diet to 1200 calories (and sometimes to 1000 calories), but I never lose weight even with strenuous exercise daily. I am looking for a second opinion on how to lose weight.
Are your periods regular? Do you have any excess hair? If so, you may have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. These conditions require specific treatment -- likely metformin. Explore this possibility and lastly be sure of the calories.
Original posting 27 Jun 2003
Posted to Weight and Weight Loss
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:45
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