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A 26-year-old female asked about a 27-year-old male:

My fiance is type 1 diabetic, and underweight. his hb1ac is high, cholesterol high. how can o help him gain weight and reduce cholesterol?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Taking care: He needs to take care of himself. If he is on a good Insulin regimen, he may gain some weight. The high glucose can certainly elevate the triglycerides (and cholesterol). He needs to work with his doctor to take care of himself.

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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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