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A 44-year-old member asked:

How can one lose weight with type one diabetes and hypothyroidism?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine 46 years experience
You can: If your hypothroidism is controlled appropriately with thyroid replacement, you should there should be no difference in your ability to lose weight as someone who does not have hypothyroidism.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for me to lose weight when I have diabetes and hypothyroid?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Yes. You are 31 year old. Please take your diabetic and thyroid medications as prescribed. Maintain hgba1c at 5.5 and TSH level between 3-4. Have nutritionist consult. Always monitor calories intake. Never more than 2000 calories. Regular exercise with at least 20 minutes walking daily. No fried food, smoking , drinking or sedentary style. Join healthy activities club. Thanks.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What are the best ways to lose weight with type one diabetes and hypothyroidism?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 34 years experience
The usual way: Eating less calories and burning off more calories is the key. Work with your doc to make sure your thyroid levels are right. You may need lower Insulin doses to match your lower food (esp carbs) intake. You don't want to have to eat extra to treat or prevent lows! work with your doc to help make these adjustments. As you lose, you may need less Insulin & less thyroid hormone, so keep checking.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Can i tell me how i can lose weight with hypothyroidism?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Frederick Singer
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Thyroid hormone: Take the proper amount of thyroid hormone, eat less and exercise more.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What are things i can do to lose weight with hypothyroidism?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 23 years experience
Hypothyroidism: First, your hypothyroidism must be treated. Then change your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. Continue to monitor your tsh, t3, (liothyronine) and T4 levels as well.
Last updated Feb 8, 2017


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