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TuDiabetes Weight Loss Team


TuDiabetes Weight Loss Team

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

Members: 573
Latest Activity: Mar 22

Diabetes Forum

Sweet Pee or other GLP-1s for weight loss in Type 1

Started by rachel. Last reply by Jessica the Type 1 Dietitian Mar 18. 26 Replies

How Many Carbs Per Day?

Started by jesikabeth Aug 5, 2014. 0 Replies

Prozac and diabeties

Started by tony. Last reply by tony Aug 4, 2014. 6 Replies

Will bringing my insulin requirements down help with weight loss?

Started by Jamie Williams. Last reply by Jamie Williams Jul 29, 2014. 4 Replies

Insulin Makes You Fat?

Started by Hamish Norton. Last reply by Jamie Williams Jul 29, 2014. 4 Replies

help me prevent diabetes

Started by Helen. Last reply by shoshana27 Jan 26, 2014. 6 Replies

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Comment by Alyssa on February 26, 2015 at 11:56am
Hi all! haven't been on this site as much as I would like due to life flying by. I have been trying to watch what I eat and hopefully shed this weight I have been putting on lately, but it seems no matter what I do, my weight just seems to keep going up. Last week my PCP asked me how much weight am I trying to gain smh. I am over 200 again, havent been up here since before dx and was hoping to never see it again :-(
Comment by LauraR on August 17, 2014 at 6:57pm

Comment by LauraR on August 17, 2014 at 6:57pm

Hi. I am also new to the site and need all the help and support I can get. I am 49 and have been a Type 1 since age 4 1/2. I also have other medical problems that contribute to my weight gain and loss. I am 5' 2" 1/2 and 195. I am cutting back on portions, eating more fruits and vegies, no white bread or white rice, chicken, fish and turkey. Eating hardly any red meat. I walk 3-4 times aa week, drinking more water and I am gaining instead of losing. My weight gain is causing other issues as well. Please, someone help me figure out what else I can do ??

Comment by Jamie Williams on July 28, 2014 at 1:16pm

Hello I'm new to the group. I've gained about 40 pounds since graduating high school 4 years ago so I'm trying to lose the extra and very unwanted weight. Looking for support.


Comment by Deborah on July 27, 2014 at 5:04am

Swimming tons! I have swam a mile 12 times since June 1. Love it.

Comment by Deborah on July 16, 2014 at 8:18am

I am maintaining a 5 pound weight loss (my goal was to lose 10 lbs). I feel good about that & I feel well overall. I need to think of another way to shake up my eating & fitness routines, and drop some more weight.

Comment by Deborah on April 29, 2014 at 4:34am

I weigh myself on Tuesdays. My aim around January was to lose 10 lbs by May. I've lost 6.8 lbs. which is really very good. Given my stressed-out, polar vortex winter, I could have easily gained 6.8 lbs. Joining a new gym that I ENJOY going to certainly played a big role.

The inexplicable thing is that 4 lbs came off in the past month. The change-up in my fitness routine? Better emotional health since ending things with my BF? The addition of the eggwhites--lol?

My pants fit funny--as in roomy.

Comment by Deborah on April 22, 2014 at 9:33am

4 month: down 5 pounds. Having fun hiking in the spring woods again + my new high intensity strength-training regimen.

Comment by Deborah on April 15, 2014 at 1:06pm
I just keep trying new things & some of them work for me. Winters come & I carb crave. Past winters I would buy boxes of excellent, small cookies (usually pricey)--I was usually satisfied with half a cookie, or just one. This winter I decided not to buy a box. While I occasionally enjoy a small baked treat outside of the house, I think I have successfully broken a habit at home. And my pants fits much better.
Comment by Deborah on April 8, 2014 at 3:10am

3.5 months: down 4.5 lbs. Now that the weather is improving, I'm mixing in some hikes with my gym time. Recently enjoyed dinners featuring sauteed garlic, steamed broccoli, walnuts & a squeeze of lemon juice. With a side of chicken sausage. Slow & steady & making progress!


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