A 33-year-old member asked:
what to do if i'm 85lbs overweight, diabetic(inject insulin) and outta shape?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Work w your doctor.: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio & weight training.
Answered on Jul 3, 2014
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