Weight Loss Forum and Discussions

If you’re like most of us, chances are your doctor has uttered some form of the dreaded phrase, “Losing weight would help you better manage your diabetes.” The good news is the members of our communities are sharing their diabetic weight loss tips and tricks. Discuss your diabetic weight loss diets, chat about weight loss exercises that worked for you, and give motivation to others in our diabetic weight loss forum.

  • Never bored workout

    I have figured out a way to work out and never get bored. Also, many times people say that they have reached a platue with their work outs, meaning they stop seeing results. Over the weekend I was looking thru some helath magazines and each one had a work out routine or at least one excersice....

    DonnaAnn
    By DonnaAnn 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-31 18:19:08 -0500
  • write your magazines

    I have done this, and think it would be very helpful to anyone with any affliction. Write various magazines that you read and tell them of your affliction, diabetes and type. Ask them if it would be possible for them to write more articles on this subject. diet, work outs etc. I wrote FITNESS...

    DonnaAnn
    By DonnaAnn 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-28 05:54:38 -0500
  • emailing

    sorry, for the delay in work out sheets. if you wanted one please send your request to d5861191. for some reason they are coming back as undeliverable so i am going to try it from my aol account

    DonnaAnn
    By DonnaAnn 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-25 01:29:57 -0500
    Tags: weight loss
  • South Beach Diet?

    I noticed that someone recently put up a review of this book here in the community Book Club. I also just wrote myself about finally discovering this extremely sensible approach to eating. Has anyone tried this diet? Lost weight on it? How did it compare to other approaches you've...

    Amy Tenderich
    By Amy Tenderich 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-03 11:38:44 -0500
  • Some Things Work

    I have read most of the articles and discussions on this site, as well as lisstened to the advice of some members. I must say all of it has paid off for me. I suffered with poor circulation and inflamation on two toes on left foot. I read, and asked questions of members on this site. Everyone...

    butterfly_8
    By butterfly_8 14 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-25 15:58:34 -0500
  • High blood sugar

    Why do I lose weight when my blood sugar is high and out of control?

    Termar
    By Termar 4 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-25 00:25:35 -0500
    Tags: weight loss
  • Lifestyle versus Diet

    As I have worked my way thru the last few months adjusting what I eat, how I exercise and what I do to keep my mind sharp and positive I have found that my lifestyle is changing. I no longer view what I eat as a "DIET", but as my lifestyle. That exercise is not "EXERCISE", but just a normal part...

    Gabby
    By GabbyPA 18 Replies Latest Reply 2012-08-05 02:50:19 -0500
  • How do you break thru?

    I have been working on my diabetes with everyone's help here for about 5 months now. I have made great strides and am very pleased. I feel a rut coming on though and wondered what kinds of things does everyone use to break thru those ruts and keep moving? Exercise, Diet, Tracking, Cooking, and...

    Gabby
    By GabbyPA 5 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-16 11:33:49 -0500
  • my work out sheet

    Date: Time: AM/PM Breakfast: calories in: Carbs. In: BS: premeal:_____ Post: Snack: calories in: Carbs In: Lunch: calories in: Carbs. In: BS: premeal:_____ Post: Snack: calories in: Carbs In: Dinner: calories in: Carbs In: BS:...

    DonnaAnn
    By DonnaAnn 13 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-25 01:40:15 -0500
    Tags: weight loss
  • LapBand Surgery

    After having had my second colonoscopy this past week and discussing the Lapband possibility with my gastroenterologist, I now have a referral to see the surgeon about the Lapband. Hopefully I can make some definite plans for this soon as I see the surgeon September 4th and discuss the...

    ncnurse1459
    By ncnurse1459 15 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-28 16:20:32 -0500
  • Going for Lap-Band Surgery

    Hello everyone. I am going on August 18, 2008 for Lap-Band Surgery. They say that I will lose weight slowly. My Endrocronoligist told me I would be able to go off the Novalog Insulin and the Byetta immediately. That eliminates 4 shots a day. She will know later about the Lantus Insulin and...

    Punkie200
    By Punkie200 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-12 12:40:02 -0500
    Tags: weight loss
  • Interval workouts

    I bought a work out series so I could do different workouts and not get bored. And one of the workouts was interval training! I aboslutley love it. You do so many minutes of one type of strength and then so many minutes of cardio. Its very fun to do. And it can be done in home with minimal...

    DonnaAnn
    By DonnaAnn 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-10 22:15:13 -0500
  • portion control???

    When I was first diagnosed, one of the things I was told was to watch my protions. Not much was really said about carbs. So, I had a cup of this, and a 1/4 cup of that, and one of these and one and 1/2 of those. Ta-dah! Well, almost. I was doing all the porton control in one meal. Then I would...

    DonnaAnn
    By DonnaAnn 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-07 02:56:48 -0500
  • Is anybody else considering running a marathon

    I have made the decision that I will run another marathon within the next two years. I have been given the go ahead to build up my running so I can run the San Antonio Half-Marathon this November. After that I will determine when I am going to run the full marathon. I am either going to do the...

    JaredLahti
    By JaredLahti 7 Replies Latest Reply 2012-03-27 14:27:06 -0500
  • Walking DVD

    Before the head nurse at the local diabetes clinic left, she handed out a DVD called WALK DOWN YOUR BLOOD SUGAR AT HOME. It done with a lady called Leslie Sansone. She has several DVDs out. I have the 1 mile and the three mile. I love them! Here is a link to learn more. www.walkathome.com

    DonnaAnn
    By DonnaAnn 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-04 12:34:47 -0500
    Tags: weight loss
  • How Long After

    hello everyone. I was just wondering how long after I workout before I checked my sugar. I asked my doctor and she had no idea. Does the duration of your workout matter?

    DonnaAnn
    By DonnaAnn 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-04 02:17:06 -0500
    Tags: weight loss