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cushing's disease. belly fat. help, anyone?

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Old 06-04-2006, 04:24 PM   #1
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Unhappy cushing's disease. belly fat. help, anyone?

i'm 16, and last year in april i was diagnosed with cushing's disease. i had a tumor on my adrenal gland that made me produce 10-20 times more cortisol that normal people produce. it made me gain 35 pounds in 2 months, lots of bellyfat, and it made my skin so thin it would tear like wet paper. my hair was falling out. my muscles and bones were deteriorating. i almost died. but then i had surgery to remove my adrenal gland, and i am no longer on any medications. i am feeling a lot better. but i still have a lot of belly fat. i look like i'm half way through a pregnancy period. does anyone have any suggestions to lose weight around my stomach? it makes me really self conscious. being a teenager is hard enough. having people ask you if you're pregnant when you're not makes it harder. thanks everyone
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Old 06-05-2006, 02:03 PM   #2
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Check out the South Beach Diet - it's great for the belly fat and very healthy.
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