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How Can Diabetics Gain Weight Without Raising Blood Sugar
The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more
I have type 2 diabetes. I've lost weight but blood sugar still high. Does weight loss not reduce blood sugar ? Weight loss not good for diabetes?
Very good for Type 2: Congratulations! weight loss is one of the very best things for type 2 diabetes and sometimes even reverses it. It is unusual for blood sugar to not decrease following weight loss. Exercise and a low glycemic diet help as well. A raw food vegan diet often has remarkable benefits- see http://bit.Ly/14ozp4j many supplements are also proven to help- see http://bit.Ly/1fuhuyp keep working at it! ...Read more
Insulin resistance : The source of high fasting sugars is primarily from the liver. Insulin decreases its output. Insulin resistant people don't respond so well to their own production of insulin. ?insulin sensitivity is accomplished with healthy eating, exercise, and quality sleep- making sure you're treated for sleep apnea if you have it. Metformin will help also. At some point Insulin may become necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Studies say artificial sweetner can lead to weight gain and/or increase blood sugar level(Src:'sugar substitute' in wiki).Does Stevia has same effect?
Absolutely, however: mechanism of weight gain/?ed blood sugar clearly not the artificial sweeteners per-se. Far more likely the issue is supporting/promoting behaviors of seeking sweet tastes & eating more carbs while thinking this would be OK, compensated for by the artificial sweetener. Tiny imbalances, over time, can produce significant changes in body fat. ...Read more
See details: If you take in more calories than you burn, you gain weight. There is no set amount. ...Read more
Kcal in > kcal out: To gain weight, you must consume more calories than you expend in activity. I'd talk with a nutritionist - they can help guide you to healthy sources of calories like lean meats, good fats, etc. There's no trick to gaining weight, no simple pill or guaranteed diet, and genetics can make it hard to move above a baseline weight. But it really comes down to eating more calories than you burn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to gain weight so i'm eating meals rich of suger... is this hight suger meal can cause diabetes??
Certainly!: Diabetes is caused by higher blood sugars, which can be caused by high sugar intake. For healthy weight gain I'd recommend healthy fats like olive oil, avocado, almonds, as well as increased protein, like fish and lean meats or chicken. If you want to eat carbohydrates like sugar, use ones that are whole foods, like potatoes, rice or carrots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If healthy, then...: Eat more healthy calories (snacks and meals) to gain weight. Choosing foods with protein and "good" fats and oils. Avoid excess amounts of simple starches and sugars. To increase muscle mass, one has to work out against resistance (with weights). This exercise will increase daily calorie needs, so one must eat more of the healthy, balanced diet he should already be on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
? Can hyperinsulinemia type 2 diabetes be reversed with diet exercise? Im suffering low blood sugar and obesity exercise but don't lose weigh.
Insulinoma: Hight Insulin level is related to possible mass or tumor named insulinoma , in the pancreas. If you have low blood sugar and gain weight, normally i check the Insulin fasting and podtprandial, plus others test like thyroid profile, Insulin like factor, glucagon, alcat test , others. Patients can reverse eating better + some holistic treat .But chek all first ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes!: I agree with medical student emily lu: "losing weight can lower your blood pressure and can bring your blood glucose levels under control - thus bringing your type 2 diabetes and hypertension under control!" fatty acids from fat tissue contribute to the "metabolic syndrome, " in which blood pressure, triglycerides, and blood glucose rise. Loss of weight helps bring these under control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can appeton weight gain affect your uric acid level and creatinine. Descrption says, you can gain weight in a healthy way without side effects?
Usually not: The body has a way of homeostasis or control. There is an interaction of the amount of Insulin released, the response of the tissues and cells and the kidneys to keep blood sugar at certain level not to exceed a limit (140). There is a condition called insulinoma wherein there is exaggerated release of Insulin to bring blood sugar down and if so it has to be diagnosed so it can be treated. ...Read more
They do not but do: result in both (a) reducing ketosis simply because of the sweet perception; study: https://goo.gl/dJzf26 (b) facilitating the illusion that people can eat (actually eat extra) sugars/carbs with less worry given the non-sugar sugar. LFHC foods have never found healthy in clinical trials; LCHF foods have always been health. Study: https://goo.gl/o4F987, http://goo.gl/k8x9LF & http://goo.gl/H7mItd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If blood sugar levels remain too high the body suppresses appetite over the short term. Long-term hyperglycemia causes many of the long-term health problems including heart disease, eye, kidney, and nerve damage. The most common cause of hyperglycemia is diabetes. When diabetes is the cause, physicians typically recommend an ...Read more
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