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Hello T1D here! I've gained weight with diagnosis.I live a much healthier lifestyle than I did before. My Endo's resident said that I'm blaming the insulin. What am I doing wrong,what can I do?

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Pickering, CAN
insulin is a growth hormone. it does cause weight gain. look up Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution. he's an endocrinologist who wrote a book about all the ins and outs. also, he himself is a type 1 diabetic.

Calgary, CAN
I simply cut down on carbs (no bread, rise, cakes...). Started loosing extra weight after a month...

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2017.
Dubai, ARE
Insulin does cause weight gain. The more you take- the more weight you can gain. Since insulin is taken on the basis of your carbs, I suggest you stick to 80% protein,10% carbs and 10% fat in your diet. Eat a ton of fruits and vegetables and nuts

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2017.
Dubai, ARE
You will see changes in 2 weeks

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