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  1. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    Well, it's been almost 3 months I am on LCHF and partial keto diet. Within 2 months, I have lost almost 10 Kgs. I was 97 and now I weigh ~ 87 kg. However I have noticed that, since past couple of weeks my weight loss has come to a stand still. My weight now a days fluctuates between 86 - 87 -...
  2. Diabetes
    I know many on this forum believe Victoza to be too dangerous. I have elected to take the risk to lose weight. I have in years past studied and tried the LCHF way of eating. As much as I studied and tried; I had a very difficult time getting into ketosis, and the least little thing would knock...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Management Problems Why do I get exhaustion, weight loss, weakness every now and then ? I have thyroid and fatty liver in addition with diabetes (type 2)..... I get exhaustion, weight loss, weakness every now and then ? I have thyroid and fatty liver in addition with diabetes (type 2)...
  4. Diabetes
    Dear all I am writing on behalf of my dad who is diagnoised with diabetes type 2 1.5 months ago. He experienced rapid weight loss from 70kg to 59 in just 2 to 3 months and blood test showed a high of about 399 mg/dl = 22.16667 mmol/l. The doctor put him on Glipizide and Trajenta Duo. He had a...
  5. Diabetes Treatment
    hi there, i came in a few months and gave the hf diet a go, i lost a bit of weight quickly but felt flat after that and miserable and couldnt keep to it but at at that time i also went on the new drug forxiga. some of u guys warned me about it as it was new and not fully known the side effects...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi guys I was just diagnosed at the end of 2013 as a T2 diabetic. Initially, I had been experiencing many of the classic symptoms like. - constantly thirsty - extreme fatigue - increased urination (especially at night) At diagnoses I was at 220 with an A1C of 10.1 I'm currently on 500mg...
  7. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    I would like some feedback. My weight had stalled for 2 months, after losing 20 pounds since April. I use a pedometer and I track my blood glucose and calories. My A1C came down to 5.6. But over the past several weeks, my morning number went up. Last Saturday, it was 125. It has never been 125...
  8. Diabetes
    Hi, I am fairly new here and I am sure this has been discussed before, but I have been told a couple of times that I will never be able to lose weight while taking insulin. This is not true is it? I take 12 units of Levermiere in the morning and 30 units of Novalin N at bedtime and a no more...
  9. New Member Introductions
    I was diagnosed with type diabetes about 90 days ago. When I was diagnosed my A1C was 10.8 and I was very upset with my new diagnosis. My mother had diabetes for 20 years and had several complications the past 10 years. she just passed away 8 months ago from diabetes complications. Since I...
  10. Diabetes Symptoms
    Diagnosed in 2009 as pre-diabetic. Fasting BS 100+, 5'9", 200#. Metformin for a few months, exercise, lost 10#, little change in BS. In 2012, problems with GERD and loss of appetite. All labs normal except glucose in the E/R was 140. Over 3 months lost 30#, appetite returned and weight...
  11. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    Appetite loss & weight loss of 1-2 lbs/week after I started an increased dose of metformin xr about 6 wks ago. Much to my amusement and disappointment, I also have pretty much lost my desire for my nightly wine , which along with newly adopted LC/HF diet doubtless accounts for the weight loss...
  12. Diabetes Treatment
    after taking sitagliptin(januvia) 100 ,i have had severe weight loss and have become very much emaciated, i want to regain some weight (not over weight) and my pleasant features which i have lost - can anybody provide some answer.
  13. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    I've recently signed up for Weight Watchers and was wondering if anyone had read or experienced success (Or horror) stories while following their plan. I need to lose 80ish pounds (I know, ouch.) in order to have a "healthy" weight and their point tracking system appealed to me. That and the...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Hello Forum, my name is John and I am a new member. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes about 5 weeks ago. I have a family history of Type 2 diabetes, but I didn't expect the onset would be so quick. I had a fasting blood sugar level of 350 during a physical exam with my doctor in August. A...
  15. Diabetes Treatment
    After 35 years of brittle Type 1 diabetes, I suffer with chronic diabetic complications. Name it, I have it. The most lethal is kidney failure. Last February I was told I would have to start dialysis, immediately. Dialysis is the treatment I most wanted to avoid. I came to this area to...
  16. Diabetes Treatment
    My Endo put me on Victoza shots and I'm in my third week. I've noticed the biggest difference with the amount of food. I can only eat a small portion of food at a meal before feeling that I've had enough. The rest of the time I don't even feel hungry plus no cravings! I've felt nauseous but that...
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