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TuDiabetes Weight Loss Team

This is the team you join to get support shedding those extra pounds.

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help me prevent diabetes

Started by Helen. Last reply by shoshana27 Jan 26. 6 Replies

Insulin Makes You Fat?

Started by Hamish Norton. Last reply by Susan Van Abs Jan 8. 3 Replies

On my way to losing...Again

Started by Rye. Last reply by Aysha Karim Oct 6, 2013. 11 Replies

Qsymia info anyone?

Started by Andurea. Last reply by ashleypfuntner Aug 14, 2013. 2 Replies

Protein Shakes anyone!?

Started by Ahmad. Last reply by PJ Jun 4, 2013. 7 Replies

The Big Slow Down

Started by Marcia Skidmore. Last reply by Marcia Skidmore May 30, 2012. 2 Replies

Don't Give Up

Started by Marcia Skidmore. Last reply by Carolyn A. Mar 17, 2012. 3 Replies

Got a craving...

Started by Kathleen Jacobs. Last reply by Kathleen Jacobs Mar 11, 2012. 8 Replies

Metaphors (May the Force) Be With You

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Comment by Cara on November 19, 2009 at 5:45pm
I just found this group! I've been a type 1 for 13 years now, and have 3 kids, ages 5, 8 and 11. I haven't lost much weight since my 5 year old was born, so although I'm glad for the consistency and not gaining, its frustrating. I started symlin several months ago, but got off the habit during the summer when the kids were home. I'm trying to do it again, but I've found it doesn't seem to work as well as it did. I need to call my doc to see whats up.
Comment by Martina H Milligan on August 4, 2009 at 4:25am
My name is Martina i been a diabetic since July 2005, i am on Lantus and oral diabetic i am trying to lose weight and it been hard
Comment by Joanne on June 22, 2009 at 6:43pm
hello. I'm new to this group. T2 since 2004 and it started with a thyroid tumor. Since then I have put on 50 lbs and cannot lose regardless of what I've tried. The Dr said "Metabolic Syndrome" but what else can I do. I've gotten my numbers down. My A1c just went from 6.1 to 5.9. But I need to lose some weight. Help !!!
Comment by Maarja on June 5, 2009 at 7:48am
I've started my diet 3 days ago. Let's see what appens. I've been making less insulin (Novorapid) and also less levemir(bg's are amazing. Between 3,2 and 7,6mmol/l). I've been on diet 8 months and i've lost almost 13 kgs. And i had a little break but I have started again. So wish me luck! When I eat light food and keep out of milk and bread. And potatoes, my diabetes is THE BEST ever. There are some things I really taste but can't eat. :)
Comment by Angela S. on June 2, 2009 at 5:29am
great group idea.. lets all be skinny :)
Comment by Supparak Suppaaim on April 30, 2009 at 10:18pm
I am fat 105 kg but I strong and happy.
Comment by Star Lewis on April 30, 2009 at 12:31pm
Hello everyone My name is Star and I am 26.I have been a diabetic since I was 10 years old. I have 2 children and my youngiest is also a diabetic who was diagnosed at age 16 month...I have always struggled with my weight and this has always been a terrible thing for me...I was hoping to maybe find a suport system and any suggestions on how n the world I can lose weight...
Comment by Risa Pulver on March 6, 2009 at 7:44pm
Any advice on dramatic blood sugar rises after exercise? On a rare good day when I start out with a sugar under 150 and then exercise w/o eating and after intense exercise my sugar rises to 300+. It is so frustrating... Any info would be appreciated...
Comment by Cathy on February 17, 2009 at 9:15pm
Has anyone heard of the Lyrica making you gain large amounts of weight? I have has a lot of people and a nurse and my dr. tell me that it does. He took me off of it and I have lost a few lbs. already. He put me on topomax instead but I am still having the pain. I think he is going to have to increase the dose. I know Lantus also makes you gain weight but he put me back on it because my sugars was 400-500 so I had no choice.
Comment by LORRAINE OLIVER on February 3, 2009 at 4:09pm
hello emily and how are you? for me i want to lose about 25 lbs., the weight mostly is around the waist. it likes it there i guess. LOL!!! i really don't eat alot.
for snack at work i have the special k bars and i love the special k drink ice tea protein drink.
 

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