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I'm a busy female in my late 40s and have had T1 for 34 years. HA1C is usually 6.8-7 though the last time it had gone up to 7.1. I've gained 10 pounds in the last 7 months and I hate it! My weight has always been pretty stable. I eat low carb, healthy foods. I'm 5'7" and weigh 168 now. I wear a Paradigm Minimed pump and use 35-40 units of Humalog a day. I'm gaining unsightly fat. I'm wondering if my insulin is making me fatter suddenly (but why?) or if there are other hormonal issues (adrenals, thyroid). If anyone's experienced similar problems, I'd love to hear from you. I am seeing my doc again in a month.