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Is There Much Difference Between A Thin Person With Type 2 And A Person That Has To Lose Wieght To Control Diabetes.

Is There Much Difference Between A Thin Person With Type 2 And A Person That Has To Lose Wieght To Control Diabetes.

I seem to be in the lower percentile that doesn't have a wieght problem but has type 2 anyway. The reading I've done on diabeties mostly talk about wieght loss. Is there something different I should be doing?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Is this good or bad ... i would have thought that lesser you weigh is good, provided you you control you carbs & sugar intake to bare minimum . Good healthy diet of green salads, friuy & veg with lean meat like chicken can't be bad ..

posted over 5 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

thanks for the reply i've just added vitamin b to my other vitamins so hopfully it helps.I think the worst thing is sometimes I can be my own worst enemy when it comes to snacking.

posted over 5 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I never did have a weight problem.And the cateracts have been taken care of with lazer sugery.and one was for vision correction i haven't worn glasses for about 5 years now.but i do remember having more energy than i do now.

posted over 5 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Ok for one I'm a skinny person. I don't think your assessment of certainly fat inside is correct. For one I inherited this disease from my grandfather on my mother's side. So medically speaking if a person has diabetes it is from several different possibilities, "certainly fat inside" isn't one I have seen in the medical journals or on diabetes.org or fit2me.com or the American Diabetes association, or the medical journal for diabetes. I walk up to 8 miles a day plus I have a physically demanding job. I do not have a fatty liver. I eat good clean healthy foods.

edited, originally posted over 5 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Hi I am in the same boat. I just found out I have a glucose resistance though I'm a unique case as I have not had any refined suger in the past 5 years and have a strict low carb paleo diet. It's confused doctors here hence why I have no official diagnosis but I urge you to look up what I think it has to be it's called at this stage LD2 or lean diabetes type 2. Though it shares the name type 2 the cause and mechanisms are completely differnt for type 2 and there is thought into recatagorizing it to a differnt name. Not much is known about it and it's linked to malnutrition in infancy not to insulin resistance. I'm on here looking to see if anyone knows anything more of this type of diabetes.

posted 8 months ago
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