I was a diabetic - following atkins got it down but went hypoglycemic... did his fat fast for 2 days and it fixed that...I can not loose as even that did not get me into ketosis.. but I am not a diabetic anymore A1c is 4.9......... the thyroid site on about.com talked about HCG for us - we have a very hard time loosing and I was stuck for 2 years where normal people would have lost- and I have dropped 30 pounds since dec... on maintenance for 7 weeks to stabilize the recent 15 pound loss.. but I am finally loosing.. on this part I do atkins no starches no sugars.. then you add them in to see if you have a gain by adding them back slowly after 3 weeks.. my cousin died from gastric bypass- 2 other people did it- 1 did ok.. the other threw up all the time from over eating... my friend in MD is going to do it in May and I am so worried- she says she needs to for diabetes out of control ... sad
Fluffy in SC
current weight: 211.0
Fitness Minutes: (139,459) Posts: 21,296 4/25/13 10:41 P
I've seen people do it with diet and exercise as well. They must be really motivated.
-American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it. - Dave Barry -My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four; unless there are three other people. - Orson Welles -The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small. - Woody Allen
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Fitness Minutes: (139,459) Posts: 21,296 4/25/13 9:07 P
"The substudy results extend the findings from our initial 12-month report that showed bariatric surgery can eliminate the need for diabetes medications in many obese patients with uncontrolled diabetes," Now I have to wonder if it can be restored some other way.
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