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Is it true that diabetes never goes away even if you lose all the weight you need to?
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Dr. Jennie Law
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
8 doctors agree
In brief: Semantics
Best to always consider yourself a diabetic once the diagnosis has been made, even if healthy lifestyle changes has normalized your blood sugars.
Reason is, there's still some underlying pancreatic dysfunction and identifying yourself as a diabetic will help reinforce the continued need for healthy choices.

In brief: Semantics
Best to always consider yourself a diabetic once the diagnosis has been made, even if healthy lifestyle changes has normalized your blood sugars.
Reason is, there's still some underlying pancreatic dysfunction and identifying yourself as a diabetic will help reinforce the continued need for healthy choices.
Dr. Jennie Law
Dr. Jennie Law
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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Technically yes
You may no longer need medications once you lose weight, but some of the metabolic defects will remain, so if you stop being careful, the blood sugars will go back up.

In brief: Technically yes
You may no longer need medications once you lose weight, but some of the metabolic defects will remain, so if you stop being careful, the blood sugars will go back up.
Dr. Melissa Young
Dr. Melissa Young
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