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Weight and Weight Loss from 2001

  1. All the books I buy tell you how you can lose weight, but what I need to know is how to gain weight. (25 Dec 2001)
  2. Can a pump actually aid in weight loss if used properly? Does using one guarantee any weight gain? (19 Dec 2001)
  3. My 80 year old friend, who has had diabetes for over 50 years, has the diabetes fairly well controlled, but in the last year and a half, she has gained over 20 pounds. (14 Dec 2001)
  4. I am a 36 year old male who has good blood sugar control, and I have been trying to lose weight for the past year. (7 Dec 2001)
  5. Why am I losing weight? (17 Nov 2001)
  6. Why has my boyfriend gone from 150 to 135 pounds in a month? (14 Nov 2001)
  7. While I was in the hospital, I gained 30 pounds. What can I do at home to help me lose weight? Is there any type of vitamin I can take to help lower my blood sugar? (10 Oct 2001)
  8. I am having trouble losing weight. Is there anything that I can do? (28 Sep 2001)
  9. Am I kidding myself about my diet? Is the problem something to do with how my body handles insulin? (23 Sep 2001)
  10. I must lose weight, and I need to know what foods I should keep away from because I get very confused. (17 Sep 2001)
  11. Is type 1 diabetes linked to children's obesity? How do you keep an obese child with type 1 diabetes from being obese, with the diet he has to maintain? (11 Sep 2001)
  12. My six-month goal is to lose 20 pounds. I do exercise, when I can find the time! Is there something I can do to help me lose this weight? (25 Aug 2001)
  13. I have recently switched to Avandia and have had a six to seven pound weight gain which I can't seem to get rid of. Any suggestions? (24 Aug 2001)
  14. I have type 2 diabetes, and I am pleased about my control, but I have put on 25 pounds. Any suggestions? (20 Aug 2001)
  15. What are some good foods to eat to help me gain weight? (6 Aug 2001)
  16. I have had type 2 diabetes, but I have lost weight and look skinny. Is there a safe way to gain weight? (29 Jul 2001)
  17. I have had type 1 diabetes, I am trying to lose weight, and I have had some morning urine ketones. Do I need to be concerned? (27 Jun 2001)
  18. Would you please help me make a diet so I can become like any other teenage girl? (26 Jun 2001)
  19. Should I try a high protein supplement with less carbohydrate? (12 Jun 2001)
  20. I have always been able to maintain my weight, but, for the last five years I just can't seem to take it off. (6 Jun 2001)
  21. The fitness folks suggested the meal supplements like those protein drinks and also vitamins. Are these products safe for me to use? (5 Jun 2001)
  22. I have been trying to lose weight for the last six months with a combination of exercise and watching my diet, but nothing seems to work. (4 Jun 2001)
  23. What is the danger of using insulin for protein synthesis if one covers the insulin with x amount of carbohydrates? (11 May 2001)
  24. In addition to trying to modify my diet even more strictly than before, I have been exercising, but I could still stand to lose much more. (11 May 2001)
  25. Is my weight gain related to taking more insulin? Do I just need to work out a good meal plan? (9 May 2001)
  26. My two and a half year old daughter has been put on a diabetic diet because she weighs 60 pounds. How can I help get the weight off? (4 May 2001)
  27. Could hypoglycemia cause weight gain or make it difficult to lose weight? (3 Apr 2001)
  28. I am on an insulin pump, and even though my blood sugars have improved, I have gained 40 pounds. I am more depressed than ever before! (20 Mar 2001)
  29. I'm not fat and I stick to a healthy diet, but find it very hard to lose weight. Do all people with diabetes grow up to be fat? (20 Mar 2001)
  30. I have been researching adult weight loss camps for people with diabetes, and I cannot find anything. (11 Mar 2001)
  31. I am 21, now weigh around 250-260 pounds, have had diabetes for 11 years and am very concerned about my rapid weight gain. (6 Mar 2001)
  32. How can I gain back the weight I lost while maintaining good blood sugar control on a low carb diet? (2 Mar 2001)
  33. My eight year old son continues to gain weight, especially in the midsection. What can he do or take to "burn some fat"? (19 Feb 2001)
  34. My 12 daughter, has gained too much weight and now her doctor has put her on a 1600 calorie diet. I would like to know where I can get a menu. (8 Feb 2001)
  35. I have type 2 diabetes controlled with diet and exercise,and I feel underweight. I would like to ask all of you how to gain weight. (29 Jan 2001)
  36. I compete in fitness competitions and no one wants to help me with a diet. Please help or point me in the direction of someone who can. (20 Jan 2001)
  37. I was very determined to lose weight and eat healthy, but it seems I have become more depressed about diabetes. (5 Jan 2001)
  38. I have tried to lose weight by cutting back my insulin, exercising and watching what I eat, but now my sugars are high, and I have only gained more. (4 Jan 2001)

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