Losing weight as a type 1 diabetic is frustratingly difficult. Because insulin is a growth hormone, it’s directly responsible for the body hanging on to more fat than it should. My journey to lose over 50 pounds as a T1D has been fraught with desperation, frustration, and confusion. The goal of this episode is to clear up just how to lose weight as a type 1 diabetic.
Disclaimer: YMMV. This is our personal experiences with weight loss. Please speak to your doctor about any changes to your diet.
Now It’s Your Turn…
What have been your struggles and successes with your weight loss journey? Let us know in the comments or on Instagram.
Links & Resources
- Join us in the Half-Dead Pancreas Club, our private Discord community for people with T1D.
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