I have Insulin Resistance Syndrome.

I have been diagnosed with Insulin Resistance Syndrome and am on treatment with Glucophage. Can I still have lipo on my abdomen and love handles

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Liposuction and insulin resistance syndrome

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Thank you for asking about your liposuction and insulin resistance.
  • Yes, you can almost certainly have liposuction.
  • Your first step is to ask the doctor treating you to clear you for surgery.
  • S/he may want you to wait until you are stable on your current treatment.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes  - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS

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