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Type 1 Diabetes Die t/ Weight loss / healthy?

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June 25, 2019 / By Tibby
Question: I am 21 male Type 1 Diabetic and am on Five injections a day. I am 180 cm and weigh 78.1kg (24.1 BMI) I have already lost 5kg since January and am looking to loose another 7kg. I have lost weight by skipping my morning injection and reducing all my insulin's. Although I am now skipping an injection I have been monitoring my blood sugar very closely to make sure it doesn't go high and it seems as If I managing to control my blood sugar levels better than before. I am eating healthy lots of fruit and veg and only two meals a day. plus a snack in the evening. I just wanted to ask is this safe as I know if I tell my doctor he will say your not meant to skip injections but I am scared of putting the weight back on again.
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Roslyn Roslyn | 4 days ago
first off i,m also a diabetic,and as long as your blood sugar are in the range your doctor recommends, keep up the good work,if just by loosing some weight you have been able to cut back on your insulin that's telling me your on the right track.the key to success of your plan is keeping close watch on your sugar levels.as for telling your doctor hold off untill you can post atleast 30 days of good blood sugar readings. he will want a blood test run (you know that) to check on the A1C level.i don,t know what yours is but the doctors would like it under 7.0 mine runs 7.6/8.1 and my doc keeps telling me to lose weight! so you see,your doing the right thing!keep up the good work just don,t get crazy with the weight lost thing.good luck feel better.
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Roslyn Originally Answered: Type 1 Diabetes Die t/ Weight loss / healthy?
first off i,m also a diabetic,and as long as your blood sugar are in the range your doctor recommends, keep up the good work,if just by loosing some weight you have been able to cut back on your insulin that's telling me your on the right track.the key to success of your plan is keeping close watch on your sugar levels.as for telling your doctor hold off untill you can post atleast 30 days of good blood sugar readings. he will want a blood test run (you know that) to check on the A1C level.i don,t know what yours is but the doctors would like it under 7.0 mine runs 7.6/8.1 and my doc keeps telling me to lose weight! so you see,your doing the right thing!keep up the good work just don,t get crazy with the weight lost thing.good luck feel better.

Nadia Nadia
Abosolutely not. The shock of the surgery would really throw everything out of whack in your system. You have to remember that if you are a diabetic you will heal much slower and can get an infection way easier than a normal person. Talk to your doctor about other options. Your weight is not that bad for your height and you are young. You need a healthy alternative to surgery. You need to keep a healthier diet, dont stay away from sugar completely that is impossible. You need to discuss other options with your doctor. There is a study going on in Canada where they injected mice with capsicom and it cured their diabetes. Its not considered a total cure yet but its a start anyways. My whole family is diabetic and 2 of them are brittle diabetics, that have to check their insulin levels like 10 times a day. It has nothing to do with their weight because one is very thin and the other one is normal weight. It sounds like you might need a different kind of insulin that is longer lasting. Good luck !
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Loren Loren
Hey I don't think your weight loss has anything much to do with you skipping an injection a day. I'm type one diabetic too: the reason type ones experience weight loss is because their body can't absorb glucose from their blood and so break down fat and muscle which forms ketones and makes the blood acidic (damaging organs). I think you'd lose weight, and ultimately be healthier and feel better if you injected when you should. Because you'd have to be pretty sick before your skipping injections made you lose weight, and then it would mainly be fluids from you pissing them all out.
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Kate Kate
sounds like you have a serious problem, skipping your shots will make you lose weight but it is sooooo sooooo dangerous! i am also type 1 diabetic but i have a insulin pump. there is a name for what you are doing and its called diabulimia its when diabetics purposly withhold their insulin shots in order to lose weight. i know how you are feeling being a little over weight because i am too. i am doing weight watchers and have been losing weight the right and healthy way. if you continue doing this you could lose your eye sight...your legs...you could have to be put on dialisis at a very young age. or you could die! dont take the easy way out by with holding your shots. you need to talk to someone!
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Heather Heather
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Heather Originally Answered: I have type 1 diabetes and i cant lose weight?
I'm surprised that the paleo diet didn't work for you. I would recommend you revisit the paleo diet by reading Diane Sanfilippo's version of it in her book, "Practical Paleo". I'm type two and, in 2005, managed to lose almost fifty pounds in just over 3 months. A short while later, I was able to kiss off the Metformin antidiabetic drug completely. Exercise is only part of the equation when it comes to losing weight. Controlling your metabolism is one of the most important elements. Insuring that you're getting the right amounts of nutrition is one of the ways of controlling your metabolism and hunger desire. Most people who eat "super healthy" are only kidding themselves (no offense). One of the things that I learned in my studies is the fact that insulin does more than just control blood sugar. It actually causes the body to store excess carbohydrates as belly fat. I would be willing to bet that you're taking in more carbohydrates than your body needs. Unfortunately, I don't use insulin, so I have not point of reference, but I can say that you're probably taking too much in order to compensate for the excess carbs that you're almost certainly taking in. Losing weight is all about taking in fewer carb Calories than you need and doing everything possible to encourage fat burning. I recommend reading anything that has to do with metabolism, nutrition, and weight loss. I've learned quite a bit from the sites listed below.

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