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Raw vegan diet healing T1

I have been eating a raw vegan diet since last November and have had tremendous success. I've lost 15 lbs, I'm taking 85% less insulin, and…

Started by jen

87 Apr 27, 2012
Reply by Zoe

12 years and counting...

Hi all My name is Maureen and I've had Type I diabetes for 12 years now. I'm a registered dietitian hoping to apply to the certified diabet…

Started by Mo27

5 Jan 16, 2012
Reply by TJ

Type 1 & using Phentermine

My doctor is trying me on Phentermine to help my metabolism because I've been eating less but still not losing weight. He warned me that I…

Started by sophiaofthrace

0 Oct 12, 2011

Does anyone elses blood sugar spike WAY up when they exercise?

When ever I exercise, lift weights, run, use machines, my blood sugar spikes up quickly. I have tried taking insulin before I exercise, and…

Started by Rebecca

11 Jul 18, 2011
Reply by Lynn8110

Losing Weight, Keeping It Off Might Require Distinct Skill Sets

It takes different skills to lose weight than to keep the weight off.  Participating in a weight-loss program, planning meals and limiting…

Started by CFAH

0 Jul 6, 2011

Synthroid and weight gain...

Hello everyone! I went to my doctor the other day and he told me my thyroid was slow due to scarring from when it had been treated years ag…

Started by Winter

4 Jun 25, 2011
Reply by Tim

Decreasing Basal to lose weight

Hi everyone! Just some history. I'm Type 1 and on a insulin pump, I'm not over weight, I'm 5'3" 130 lbs 22 years-old and I'm trying to loo…

Started by DeeJay

5 Jun 8, 2011
Reply by Leo2

T1 pumpers' TDDs (total daily doses)

This is sort of a companion question to the current one about I:C ratios. Knowing that insulin contributes to fat storage etc. etc., I've…

Started by Heather

12 May 22, 2011
Reply by Tumy

I can't lose weight! How many carbs per day for low carb?

I'm frustrated as well because I can't lose the weight I gained from when I started on insulin two years ago. I started on the pump two mo…

Started by Kelly

18 Mar 27, 2011
Reply by joeynicole

Weight loss, Type 1 and the insulin pump factor!!

I know that it is common thread amongst us type 1 diabetics who pump and seem to gain weight yet our eating habits have not degraded and to…

Started by Dave

24 Mar 8, 2011
Reply by acidrock23




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