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How can diabetics gain weight without raising blood sugar

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Excellent: It appears that you keep diabetes under excellent control Do you check your Hemoglobin A1C yearly.
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
Pediatrics 20 years experience
No specific question: The fasting blood sugar results you are providing do indeed point to diabetes. Are you under the care of a physician and being treated for the diabet... Read More
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Well Managed: Fasting Blood sugar if can be brought down a bit lower ( say

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Hypothyroid: You need Armour Thyroid or something similar badly. Heart beating fast due to adrenals trying to compensate for you being hypothyroid?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
That's not true: Being a diabetic is difficult enough without people telling you things that aren't true. Keep complying and keep exercising.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diana Echeverry-franck
Endocrinology 26 years experience
Glucose gel: Yes, it is one of the is sugar replacements that is precribed/recommended for hypoglycemia. Usually 5 to 15 gram of carbohydrates per serving
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
Lipitor (atorvastatin): Increased blood sugars with Lipitor (atorvastatin) were reported in some patients. You can stop it and consider alternatives through physician prescri... Read More
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Go to ER: Your brother is sick. Take him to the hospital. His blood sugar may be higher or lower than that when blood glucose is tested. If he is losing his b... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Atypicals ; obesity: All the atypical antipsycotics tend to cause weight gain, and with weight gain diabetes can develop. Latuda (lurasidone) claims to have less of this e... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Possible: If the glucose level is high enough, it can. The most symptoms, however, occur with glucoses that alternate back and forth between high and low. These... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Yes: That is an abnormally high blood sugar. You should definitely seek a physician visit to look into this. The most common cause would be type two diabe... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No: To lose weight, you need to reduce your intake and exercise more. Trying to coordinate your eating with blood sugar is not a healthy or practical way ... Read More

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