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Is it harder for juvenile diabetic teen to lose weight rather than a normal kid?

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Dr. Michael Blum
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Attention to detail

Actually it should be easier. This child should be paying close attention to diet and exercise.
Since a diabetic will be monitoring blood sugars, they are watching all aspect of their body... Many of my diabetic kids need support, but they get to see results with better blood sugars and other tests. Be the best and work smarter to get good control.

In brief: Attention to detail

Actually it should be easier. This child should be paying close attention to diet and exercise.
Since a diabetic will be monitoring blood sugars, they are watching all aspect of their body... Many of my diabetic kids need support, but they get to see results with better blood sugars and other tests. Be the best and work smarter to get good control.
Dr. Michael Blum
Dr. Michael Blum
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Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Insulin effect

Type 1 diabetes- requires Insulin therapy daily and one of the most common side effects ( after hypoglycemia) of exogenous ( not from your pancreas) is weight gain .
.. So if higher doses of Insulin is needed, losing weight is tougher... Now, uncontrolled blood sugars will cause unexplained weight loss....

In brief: Insulin effect

Type 1 diabetes- requires Insulin therapy daily and one of the most common side effects ( after hypoglycemia) of exogenous ( not from your pancreas) is weight gain .
.. So if higher doses of Insulin is needed, losing weight is tougher... Now, uncontrolled blood sugars will cause unexplained weight loss....
Dr. David Wyatt
Dr. David Wyatt
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Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Diabetis

It is actually much easier for kids with diabetis to loose weight.
The diet regimen they eat makes so much easier to know how many cards and calories they eat.

In brief: Diabetis

It is actually much easier for kids with diabetis to loose weight.
The diet regimen they eat makes so much easier to know how many cards and calories they eat.
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
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