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Re: [IP] Insulin & Weight Gain?

At 12:19 PM 3/4/1999  Sam Skopp wrote:
>As far as I know, insulin, per se does not directly cause a weight gain,
>but added food could. I think this scenario would only true if she is
>eating more to cover too much insulin. However, Donna says that she is
>eating less. It is possible that she is not counting added stuff to cover
>low BGs... but, it's hard to tell.
>So if the carb-count has not increased, then has the activity level
>decreased? There is some factor at work here... I just don't know what it
>is, based on the information we have.

One added thought... if Donna had been running high BGs before her change 
in therapy, she could have needed more carbs to maintain a given weight. If 
she is now under better control, she would probably need less carbs to 
maintain the same weight.


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