By debra1953 Latest Reply 2010-03-26 09:45:34 -0500
Started 2010-02-26 18:11:54 -0600

why do most diabetics have fat stomachs

15 replies

Deb-G 2010-03-26 09:45:34 -0500 Report

I was thinking most overweight people have fat stomachs…lol

its gotta go somewhere :D

Harlen 2010-02-26 23:50:55 -0600 Report

Insulin injections make your tummy swell and makes it look like you ready to have a baby.For men it makes us look like we like beer a lot, not that we do.
What ever you do dont give the shots in the boobs they will swell to 5 times there norm size.Men dont even think of it it dosent work that way for us!
If you give the shots under 20ft of water it will make your hair grow back
as well as make you look a lot yunger.
If you can drink a shot of H2O and keep it down your therst will go away.

Its not true lol sorry I had to do it
its late and I think I am low I got to go test.
Best wishes all

MAYS 2010-02-26 18:52:14 -0600 Report

It's known as " Central Obesity ".

It is not really understood medically, the cause of these burgeoning problems goes back to our fat-storage survival mechanism, which, rather than being lifesaving, has become harmful in modern times. As it turns out, it's the accumulation of visceral fat that leads to insulin resistance, the condition in which the body produces enough insulin but the cells can't use it properly (the cells are in fact resistant to the action of insulin). Insulin resistance causes the exaggerated swings in blood sugar that in turn cause hunger. Without periods of food scarcity, this hunger leads to further fat accumulation.

And the more fat you store around your midsection, the bigger your belly-fat cells become. The problem is that insulin does not communicate effectively with swollen fat cells after a meal. As a result, the pancreas has to keep producing extra insulin to overcome the insulin resistance of these larger cells and move sugar and fat from the bloodstream into the tissues. Eventually the pancreas becomes exhausted and cannot produce adequate insulin. When this happens, blood sugar remains elevated after meals, and type 2 diabetes is diagnosed.

Clearly, what helped man survive in the past is killing us today. Luckily, we now understand why, as a nation, we have gotten so fat and hyper-inflamed. And luckily, we now know what to do about it.

donna13 2010-02-26 18:33:41 -0600 Report

I'm waiting for the punch line.

Priscilla71 2010-03-02 14:48:05 -0600 Report

It feels like i will never have a real waist line again…no matter how hard i work at it..this is where i gain all my weight!

donna13 2010-03-04 13:24:34 -0600 Report

After having 5 babies, all bigger than average, I don't have any ab muscles left. Losing inches there is a losing battle.

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