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Question:

From Topeka, Kansas, USA:

I have type 1 diabetes and I was wondering how I could lose weight because. I'm 13 and I weigh about 180 pounds.

Answer:

I would suggest you set up an appointment with a registered dietitian (RD) to develop an individualized meal plan to assist with weight loss while obtaining optimal blood sugar control. Sometimes insulin pumpers can lose some weight with a more flexible meal plan and bolusing options. Ask your physician for a referral to an RD if needed.

JMS

DTQ-20040221121520
Original posting 27 Feb 2004
Posted to Weight and Weight Loss

  
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