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Weight Management for Type 1 Diabetes

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Weight Management for Type 1 Diabetes

TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR DIABETES® - THE PODCAST! ...With Expert Endocrinologists Living with T1D, Drs. Steven V. Edelman & Jeremy Pettus

Did you know that 2 out of 3 people living with type 1 diabetes are overweight? That’s right, we all deal with it! Drs. E and P are sitting down to discuss how type 1 diabetes can contribute to weight gain and what you can do to successfully lose weight and keep it off. They’ll also cover what “overweight” means and what a realistic weight loss plan looks like

Questions We’ll Cover in This Episode:
  • Is weight an issue for people with type 1 diabetes?
  • How does insulin contribute to weight gain?
  • How do lows contribute to weight gain?
  • Can hormone deficiencies affect weight gain in T1Ds?
  • What does it mean to be “overweight”?
  • What are the associated risks of having type 1 diabetes and being overweight?
  • How can people with type 1 adjust their diet for weight loss?
  • What is a realistic weight loss goal?
  • What are tips for exercising with type 1?
  • Are there meds type 1s can take to help with weight loss?
  • What about surgery for weight loss?
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Weight Management for Type 1 Diabetes
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