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I too am having trouble losing weight. I asked my CDE about it and she told
Humalog has a tendency to make it difficult to lose weight, especially if
taking a lot of it as I am. When I really cut back on carbs and calories
aggressively, my daily Humalog intake is around 70 units. When I eat in
but don't exercise I am in the mid 80s and when I go out to eat or fill up
at home I
am at or just over 100 units.
My carb to insulin ratio is typically 10 to 1 and 1 unit of
insulin will bring my blood sugars down 20 mg/Dl. My basil
rate consumes around 38 units / day. I am 6'4" tall and weigh 240 lbs.
my insulin to weight ratio .161 units / kg (85 units / (2.2 kg/lbs *240
>From what I have gathered in reading other posts it sounds like many others
insulin demands that are much less, but I am not sure how much body size and
insulin demand. I share my info to see if:
1. There are others who take as much insulin as I do?
2. Do they have trouble taking weight off?
I have also recently been asked by one of the insulin manufacturers in a
important weight loss is to me. I believe/hope they were asking about this
they are developing a product that might make it easier to lose weight.
My immediate plan is to see if I can get my daily insulin consumption down
into the mid
60s on the 3-4 days that I get a chance to work out, and keep it below 80 on
I would appreciate any comments or feedback.
Bill - MM508 for 1 1/2 years, Type1 for 35 years, last A1c @ 6.1 ; )
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