Have had type 2 for over 20 years. I'm told by doctors that I have to be on insulin. But, it is not really controlling my blood sugar as well as it should, and it's caused me to gain a lot of weight, including belly bloat! Not sure what to do. So tired of it. I'm thinking I will have to eat like a vegetarian rabbit for the rest of my life. thinking about naturopathic remedies. Anyone try anything that works? I need to lose a lot of weight now. But I seem to be going up and down about the… read more
I am type one sorry, there was no place to put that. I gained roughly thirty lbs in about six weeks back in 2008 when put on lantus. I wish I had had the brains to get off it immediately. I went from a 34 inch waist I had worked years for to a 38 inch waist and have felt fairly awful ever since. Work out? It was a passion of mine. Although I've lost some of the weight, my waist is still 36 with a bloated looking gut that makes people think I need to diet. Anyone had my situation and weary of the medical profession blowing you off?
I have actually LOST 75 pounds while on insulin by cutting my carbohydrate intake. I have also been taken off 2 orals meds as a result. I limit my carbs to 50 or less total carbs per day. I also normally eat 2 meals per day. Yes, my doctor knows and approves of my eating plan.
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