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Weight and Weight Loss from 2002

  1. How will diabetes and thyroid disease affect my daughter's life expectancy? (27 Dec 2002)
  2. Can the consumption of ephedra be dangerous for a person with diabetes? What are the risks? Why is it not recommended? (27 Nov 2002)
  3. Are there any pills or something I can take to help me lose the weight? (27 Nov 2002)
  4. Are there any side affects of using this Trim Spa weight loss product and taking insulin injections? (27 Nov 2002)
  5. Are there any pills or something I can take to help me lose the weight? (27 Nov 2002)
  6. I do not have diabetes, but my doctor has prescribed metformin to help me lose weight. Does this make sense to you? (23 Nov 2002)
  7. My wife has gain a lot weight since starting insulin.. Is this normal? What can be done to help her alleviate this problem? (14 Nov 2002)
  8. I was in excellent control, but now it's harder for me to keep in control, and I am starting to gain weight very rapidly. (29 Oct 2002)
  9. What can my niece do to control her weight gain? (29 Oct 2002)
  10. A dietitian told me there is no way to remain healthy eating one meal per day. As long as my control is okay, what's the harm? (29 Oct 2002)
  11. Is easy to lose weight while on Orabet and my insulin? Would it be easier to do so while on Orabet alone? (16 Oct 2002)
  12. What can I do to start losing weight again? (10 Sep 2002)
  13. What should my son do to gain weight? Are there any supplements or weight gain products he can take? (31 Aug 2002)
  14. Any ideas how to maintain weight in people with diabetes and HIV/AIDS? (30 Aug 2002)
  15. I have been told that Glucerna shakes/bars are meal replacement products for people with diabetes. Is this true? (18 Aug 2002)
  16. I am trying to lose weight which I find it completely impossible, I get depressed about this, and I feel hopeless. (18 Aug 2002)
  17. Am I extremely overweight? (17 Aug 2002)
  18. Since I have type 2 diabetes, can I use Slimfast bars and shakes to help lose weight? Do they contain too much sugar as I have been told? (5 Aug 2002)
  19. I have type 1 diabetes, and I have been having a real struggle with my weight. (5 Aug 2002)
  20. Is Xenadrine less safe for someone with type 1 diabetes as opposed to someone without it? If it is, why? (30 Jul 2002)
  21. Kindly tell me why is it necessary to walk or take exercise if I want to put on weight. (28 Jul 2002)
  22. What is the safest way to lose weight for someone with type 1 diabetes? (25 Jul 2002)
  23. What is wrong with me? How can I improve on my weight? (25 Jul 2002)
  24. How can we explain the eight pound weight gain? (10 Jul 2002)
  25. Am I doing any potential harm to my body by restricting calories? (6 Jul 2002)
  26. Can I lose excess fat at all without cutting my insulin? (5 Jul 2002)
  27. How safe is gastric bypass surgery for someone with type 1 diabetes who has no complications? (5 Jul 2002)
  28. My 17 year old daughter, recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, has lost one and a half pounds. Should I be concerned? (24 Jun 2002)
  29. Have you heard anything about an "amylose free" diet combined with Avandia for weight loss? (8 Jun 2002)
  30. My son has lost 18 pounds, he is a picky eater, and I need to know what good food I can give him to bring up his weight. (31 May 2002)
  31. Is my granddaughter on enough insulin? Why does she weigh under 100 pounds? (25 May 2002)
  32. What can I do to put weight on without fouling my blood sugar levels? (21 May 2002)
  33. I just recently started taking very good care of myself again, and I am gaining weight no matter what I eat. Why? (18 May 2002)
  34. I'm 13, I want to lose weight safely, and I can't stop thinking about suicide. Can you give me some good advice? (9 May 2002)
  35. I have been told that too much insulin causes weight gain, but if I cut my insulin, my blood sugars go up. (7 May 2002)
  36. I have type 1 diabetes and am having trouble with my weight. Will diet pills affect my blood sugars? How? (5 May 2002)
  37. My doctor told me that maybe I should try a liquid diet, but I'm not sure that is a good way to lose weight for someone with type 1 diabetes. (27 Mar 2002)
  38. I am now taking Meridia. Is this safe for people with diabetes? (19 Mar 2002)
  39. When my daughter's sugars were finally brought into a normal range, she gained weight. Is this normal? Will the weight gain continue like this? (14 Mar 2002)
  40. How come my son keeps losing weight? Does he have a condition that needs to be looked at? (12 Mar 2002)
  41. I am severely overweight, I have type 2 diabetes treated with insulin, and I have been following a tough exercise routine, but I have not lost weight. Do you have any suggestions? (28 Feb 2002)
  42. My son continues to grow in height, but he has lost seven pounds since diagnosis six months ago. Any ideas as to what may be the cause? (23 Feb 2002)
  43. I would appreciate a second opinion on my weight and high insulin intake. (18 Feb 2002)
  44. I don't think he eats properly or that the doctor has given him a specific diet. I would like to help him, but I really don't know enough about diabetes. (11 Feb 2002)

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