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Ymca Of Greater Syracuse

Are you at risk for diabetes? Take our quiz More than a third of American adults are pre-diabetic, meaning they are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a debilitating, life-shortening disease. If you have pre-diabetes,the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can help you make lifestyle changes that will improve your overall health and well-being. Research shows that it reduces participants' chances of developing diabetes by more than 50 percent. TAKE THE QUIZ- KNOW YOUR SCORE Answer these seven questions – for each “Yes” answer, add the number of points listed: YES NO Are you a woman who has had a baby weighing more than 9 pounds at birth? 1 0 Do you have a parent with diabetes? 1 0 Do you have a brother or sister with diabetes? 1 0 Find your height on the chart below. Do you weigh as much as or more than the weight listed for your height? 5 0 Are you younger than 65 years of age and get little or no physical activity in a typical day? 5 0 Are you between 45 and 64 years of age? 5 0 Are you 65 years of age or older? 9 0 TOTAL POINTS At-risk Weight Chart Height Weight (lbs) Height Weight (lbs) 4' 10" 129 5' 8" 177 4' 11" 133 5' 9" 182 5' 0" 138 5' 10" 188 5' 1" 143 5' Continue reading >>

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  1. lorrained8

    Metformin and depression

    I used to take 2000mg of metformin a day
    i stopped taking metformin and within a day I saw a big difference all the gastric upsets had gone and also my mood lifted id say I'd been depressed but I didn't know why..
    Also metformin didn't help me to lose weight I did that by using low carb diet and herbs
    has anyone else felt that metformin altered there mood

  2. jwags

    Everyone is different. I have been taking metformin, 2550 for 7 years and have never had a problem. I actually think it is a fantastic drug for diabetics.

  3. lorrained8

    Jeanette I'm glad it works for you without the side effects
    You take a high dose the specialists here won't give more than 2000mg I'm in England
    Have you lost weight on metformin ?

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