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TuDiabetes Weight Loss Team Discussions (126)

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Losing weight takes patience

Hi all, it is Tuesday the 11th and my weigh in day. I lost 1 lb this week for a total now of 24 lbs since January. I'm trying to have pati…

Started by Anna Grokenberger

0 Sep 11, 2007

Man, Florida has good food! Too bad it's not fat free.... :)

Hello! I'm new and I need to lose some weight too! I found out that I had pre-diabetes about 2 years ago. It was right before my wedding,…

Started by Rachel Howard

1 Sep 10, 2007
Reply by Anna Grokenberger

Would you all like to set a date for a chat?

I know that some of us live in different time zones; but maybe we could put some ideas together and set a date and time. I think it would b…

Started by MeadowLark

1 Sep 7, 2007
Reply by Mia

We're 25 members strong!

That's pretty cool! How are you doing? Are there any special things you would like to share with each other? A special recipe that "makes y…

Started by MeadowLark

0 Sep 6, 2007

Hi, I'm new here.

Hello everyone, My name is Delbert (though I also go by Delby a lot on the net.) I've been type 2 for about 6 years but untill recently i…

Started by Delbert

3 Sep 6, 2007
Reply by Daena

An appetite for better things.

Hey all, Our appetites and lifestyles really do manage how we spend our time in the kitchen or somewhere eating. We came in here to Weight…

Started by MeadowLark

3 Sep 4, 2007
Reply by Delbert

Time to start moving

When I was diagnosed type 2 back in July of 2007, I was 181 lbs. I'm on Metformin 500 mg a day and Altace, even though my blood pressure is…

Started by Mia

1 Aug 29, 2007
Reply by MeadowLark


So after a battle with weight for the past 7 years...I gave in and got NutriSystem. They have a program for Type II's I'm using so I can ha…

Started by Jennifer

2 Aug 27, 2007
Reply by MeadowLark

Metformin for weight loss?

Hey all! I'm new to this forum and a fairly new Type 2 diabetic (3 months in). I've loss 30 plus pounds since my diagnosis - from lots of e…

Started by DeeVa KC

2 Aug 14, 2007
Reply by Connie Ivey

Hey! Where are you?

LOL! I'm your friend and I know I've been slack. I'm sorry. Where are you? You havent started a discussion yet. Is there anything that you…

Started by MeadowLark

3 Aug 10, 2007
Reply by Connie Ivey




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