I am a 21 year old female recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in December 2013. My doctor was very surprised to hear that the weight I was when I was diagnosed was the heaviest I have ever been (126 lbs at a height of 5'2"). Since my 4 month check up a few weeks ago, I have lost 9 lbs. My doctor was very surprised about this. Two weeks after this doctor appointment, I had another appointment where I lost another pound and a half. My friends keep saying that I am getting very thin, but I am not trying to lose any weight. I do not exercise but I usually limit myself to no more than 120 carbs in a typical day. When I went in for my 4 month check up, my blood glucose levels have actually been too low and have actually cut back on my Lantus insulin twice now (was originally at 15, cut back to 10 now I am at 8 units) and I have gone up to 1:20 carb counting ratio (I was originally doing 1:15 for a ratio). Is there a reason I should be losing that much weight and should I be concerned?
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