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Sevierville, TN
A 29-year-old female asked:

What are some tips for someone who has diabetes so that they can lose weight?

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Dr. Eileen Fingerman
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Plant based diet: Check out Dr. Neal Barnard's book "Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes: The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes without Drugs". Also this website has a lot of info -including videos and webcasts, recipes, fact sheets, etc http://www.pcrm.org/health/diabetes-resources/
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
The Blood Sugar: Solution by Mark Hyman, MD, is a book that has an entire plan of action to help w/diabetes and overall health. Peace and good health.

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Sevierville, TN
A 29-year-old female asked:

What are some good exercises for someone who has diabetes to lose weight on?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Endocrinology 52 years experience
Weight loss: .How long have you had type 2 diabetes and how much weight have you gained? There are many good exercises and if there is a facility close to you, take a look and decide whether that is a good place for you to work out. Your diet may also need attention. Go to "NuVal" on the web and find out a lot of information about which foods are good, not too bad, and no good for you.
Sevierville, TN
A 29-year-old female asked:

What is a good way for someone who has diabetes to lose weight?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
The same: as anyone else -- eating less and exercising more. You have to burn off 3,500 calories to lose a pound. Try cutting out 250 calories a day to lost a pound every two weeks. It's not how fast your lose, but you need to learn to eat properly to not only lose the weight but keep it off the rest of your life. Good luck.
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How can someone most easily lose weight?

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Dr. Pouya Shafipour
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Low Carb Ketogenic: Diet is a safe and easy way to lose weight. Basically have 2-4 oz of protein with each meal, no starch or sugar (only green veggies and berries and melons) as your source of carb and plant and fish based fat and your should be able to lose the weight. If you count your calories, keep it below 1200 kcal/day. . For exercise best is spinning and circuit training.
A 48-year-old member asked:

What are some simple tips on how to lose weight?

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Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Walk walk walk: walking is easy on the joints and burns calories at a constant rate. Start with 30 minutes a day and try and work up to 1 hour a day. Use stairs whenever you can. You'd be amazed at how many calories that burns. Try to eat as much lean protein and fiber as possible. Green tea can also help increase metabolic rate.
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How can you suggest someone should lose weight?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Healthfully: To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises.
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