Unexplained weight gain is one of the major symptoms of T2 Diabetes and is not often emphasised by Diabetes professionals.
As people here have said diet and exercise are the key.
If you have joint problems you could opt for low impact…"
"Excellent article John, and all dieticians, nutritionists and others in the medical profession should be forced to read it.
A reduced cab diet is the only way forward for most non insulin dependent T2 Diabetics."
I'm a T2 - over 15 years - just started insulin in January 09.
I'm not going to get in to all the detail right now because it would take longer than I have right now - BUT - Angela, you should know right now that there are…"
"I just read this article about a study on mice of course: "Antioxidants May Raise (type 2) Diabetes Risk: Study"
I thought it was interesting:
"Our study suggest that antioxidants may contribute to early development of insulin…"
"Lantus can increase resistance and weight. Also, I take my Lantus in 2 separate doses - morning and night - as 1 shot doesn't last 24 hours even though it says it does.
It's ALL connected - weight, insulin, carbs
Research and taking…"
"Weight training will do the trick in terms of insulin resistance.
The only way I know to manage cravings is low carb - and it will lower A1c
Lot of good information here - http://www.phlaunt.com/diabetes/"
"Hi Manny -
I entered the great diabetic "vicious cycle" - insulin resistant to begin with > started insulin > gained weight > insulin resistance increased > more insulin...........on and on
For me, fluctuations in insulin…"
"Have you cosidered asking your doctor about running a test on your thyroid? Some of your symtoms sounds like the ones I had before I knew what was wrong.I had gained some weight then lost alot.I hope you can get the answers your looking for."
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