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Lowering Carbs Can Be Helpful Tool in Weight Loss for People with Insulin-Requiring Diabetes

Female, 28 years of age, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 25. She was taught to manage her diabetes with a basal/bolus insulin regimen and meal plan prescribed by health care team. She was taught she could eat anything she wanted as long as she covered her carbs with rapid-acting insulin. Her glucose was in control, but she gained 50 pounds over the first year. She then attributed her weight gain to taking insulin, so she would not take enough insulin to cover her glucose levels.

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56% of all diabetes patients also take medications for cholesterol and hypertension. That is an indication of why diabetes has so many complications; many are related to cardiovascular disease and many of those patients end up seeing a cardiologist. This is why we are pleased to introduce to you our new …

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