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.

  • Wall-E a movie for the times

    Many of you may have seen the trailers for the movie by Pixar/Disney for Wall-E and thought, "How cute..." Wow! (to quote Wall-e himself)This is a VERY sobering film on the state of our nation and the world wide epidemic of obesity that plagues us and opens up the possibility of a diabetic...

    Gabby
    By GabbyPA 11 Replies Latest Reply 2008-11-21 15:47:04 -0600
  • Seven Self-Care Behaviors

    Hi All, I was wondering if you are familiar with the so-called "Seven Self-Care Behaviors" recommended by the American Association of Diabetes Educators: http://www.diabeteseducator.org/ProfessionalResources/AADE7/ They might sound kind of obvious, but if you can work on integrating some...

    Amy Tenderich
    By Amy Tenderich 18 Replies Latest Reply 2013-06-11 23:41:45 -0500
  • Low Carb Weight Loss

    This diet info came with my first meter. My nutritionist told me not to go below 1800 calories a day. I lost 30 pounds on this plan. I've scanned the page and it's in my photos. As always, check with your doc first.

    DiabetesDiva
    By DiabetesDiva 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-12 14:22:28 -0500
  • Am I Crazy???

    Hi Everyone, Just need a reality check here. Since being diagnosed with diabetes in May 08 I have tried my best to keep my sugars low. I have a 30 day average of 130, I have lost 25 pounds and continue to walk 2 miles a day and I eat NO sugar unless its in fruit. I am SO upset though if...

    JoJoCooks
    By JoJoCooks 11 Replies Latest Reply 2015-05-10 01:52:24 -0500
  • The First 25

    Hi Everyone, Hope you all had a WONDERFUL 4th of July weekend! I am VERY happy to report that I have reached my first weight loss goal of 25 pounds!! Only 25 more to go!! I want to THANK EVERYONE for all your support, comments, ideas, recipes etc etc. I know that managing my diabetes and...

    JoJoCooks
    By JoJoCooks 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-07 04:51:47 -0500
  • STOMACH GAIN

    IM 16 YRS OLD AND HAVE A FULL LIFE AHEAD OF ME IM STATRING TO GET A LITTLE MUFFIN TOP THAT IS VERY HARD TO LOOSE IT. IVE THOUGHT ABOUT TAKING DIET PILLS; ME HAVING DIABETES ,WOULD THAT BE HARMFUL TO ME,OR NOT?

    jassyie_jaie
    By jassyie_jaie 7 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-25 00:02:43 -0500
    Tags: weight loss
  • LOOSING MY STOMACH

    I AM 39 AND I WANT TO LOOK LIKE I DID IN HIGH SCHOOL.I HATE HAVE A BEER BELLY.I WANT IT GONE.PLEASE HELP

    spirit - 18172
    By spirit - 18172 7 Replies Latest Reply 2009-10-25 11:24:35 -0500
    Tags: weight loss
  • The zone diet

    I was given a book called The zone Diet. I was wondering if anyone knows anything about this?

    bluecatc
    By bluecatc 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-04 14:51:39 -0500
  • stress and eating cycle

    Hi. I am new to this group and was wondering how to get off the high stress/ eat/high number cycle !! Lots of things are going on at home and so the stress level is making me eat and then i have bad numbers and then I eat because I am depressed. Any help would be appreciated Thanks

    bluerose2
    By bluerose2 22 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-24 01:07:04 -0500
    Tags: weight loss
  • Lap band

    most people say this is the easy way out but I have a lot of medical problems.and have been approved for it I am now 4 lbs. from goal and I am going to do It.I am tierd of being sick & tierd

    Jazz
    By Jazz 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-27 16:15:03 -0500
    Tags: weight loss
  • NO EXCUSE EXCERSISE PROGRAM

    My excercise guru gave me this. It's a no excuse program. It is basically injury proof, so you have no excuses for not doing it. wks 1-3 5 minutes day/5 days a week wks 4-7 10 minutes day/5 days a week wks 8-10 15 minutes day/5 days a week wks 11-14 30 minutes day/5 days a week wks...

    optimalirish
    By optimalirish 57 Replies Latest Reply 2010-09-28 05:26:56 -0500
  • Diet

    Hi everyone...I have recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and have been taking the steps to control my sugar and increase my exercise. The only thing that worries me is that I seem to be overly "freaked out" about carbs and diet. I am very strict on myself. Any suggestions on how to not...

    JoJoCooks
    By JoJoCooks 10 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-25 05:34:57 -0500
  • what are you doing?

    just wondering what everyone is doing to lose weight.i have lost 42 pounds since i found out last aug.but i am at a stop.i am not gaining or lossing.i wanna start getting it off again.i have a very high goal set for myself to make a better me to help control my type 2.my problem is i really dont...

    LeighG
    By LeighG 26 Replies Latest Reply 2010-11-27 13:47:34 -0600
    Tags: weight loss
  • Diabetic Cooking

    www.diabeticcooking.com This website is in one of my booklets and has a lot of information and very good recipes to try.

    ncnurse1459
    By ncnurse1459 6 Replies Latest Reply 2010-06-13 23:19:32 -0500
  • Meal Planning

    Call 1-800-862-9131 or visit www.MoreAboutInsulin.com for more information, and get this FREE Diabetes Meal Planning Guide, while supplies last.This booklet is through sanofi aventis and gives nutritional information on many foods.It shows how to read labels, shows you the PLATE METHOD of meal...

    ncnurse1459
    By ncnurse1459 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-16 16:51:59 -0500
  • Glucophage

    Am currently taking Amryl and Actos -- was on Glucophage but had to discontinue due to a build up of lactic acid. Find it very hard to lose weight, whereas before, on the Glucophage, losing weight was easier. Anyone else have the problem with Glucophage, have to switch, and then have...

    bricksee
    By bricksee 5 Replies Latest Reply 2011-06-02 01:34:04 -0500