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Diabetes Diet: Healthy Meal Plans For Type 1 And Type 2

A Diabetes Meal Plan When you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, eating a good balance of protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats is crucial to controlling your blood sugar and weight. Some people find it helps to count carbs, too. So what's a well-balanced dinner look like when it comes to Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes? How can a patient with diabetes enjoy a power breakfast? Moreover, what foods should you try to avoid? Your doctor's food guidelines are the building blocks of healthy eating as a patient with diabetes. Choosing within them and enjoying your meals is what this article is all about. Diabetes puts you at greater risk of heart disease and stroke. In fact heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death among people with diabetes. So a healthy diet for diabetes is one that reduces your risks of those deadly conditions. To avoid heart disease, a healthy diabetes diet is one designed to improve your A successful diabetes meal plan should also help you lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. Bad Breakfast for a Diabetes Diet: Farm Breakfast Calories: 2,060 Carbs: 276g While patients with diabetes can eat any food they like, moderation is crucial. The problem with the Continue reading >>

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    Does metformin help you lose weight

    I have read several things about whether metformin helps with weight loss or not. What is your experience?

  2. jwags

    I'm on metformin and I have lost weight. I'm not sure there is a direct correlation. Some people claim it does. Some people on metformin get terrible intestinal problems and are constantly in the bathroom. That could be one reason for weight loss. I have never had that issue, but do find it always works better when you are eating low carb. You tend to feel better. As part of a management strategy it may lead to weight loss with diet and exercise. I know lots of diabetics who are on metformin and still quite heavy. So I guess on its own, I'm not sure.

  3. Mands

    Metformin is supposed to be weight-neutral, but a lot of people have reported that it helps them to lose. It could be the intestinal side-effects as Jeanne says. I never took regular Met, I went straight on to slow release when I started it. The only side effect I had was an uncomfortable stomach, but it did affect my appetite initially, and I did lose a little weight. That didn't last long, and all the weight loss I have had since has been down to diet, and more recently Byetta side-effects.

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