Why Are Us Type 1 Diabetics So Thin?
TID 51 years: Please note that the following is not to be taken as medical advice or treatment. I think what the other respondents are saving is that if someone starts to develop type 1 diabetes the relative lack leading over ? months to? a year to complete lack of insulin, leads to lose of weight. Insulin is a hormone that helps the body assimilate some body nutrients. Once that person is treated with insulin, and treated at appropriate doses with an appropriate diet their weight will tend to increase towards a normal range. At least that is what happened to me. If someone happens to be overweight when diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, usually that means early diagnosis rather than late, their weight would be maintained and depending on all sorts of other factors may in fact increase and not fall to a more normal of age level. Continue reading >>