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Re: [IP] Why do some T1's never feel full from eating?



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> From: Denise Danielson <email @ redacted>

> Hi,
> 
> I was told that T1's have an additional condition (don't know the name 
> of it)
> wherein they don't feel full when eating and generally carry
 > an extra 10 pounds of weight due to this condition. Has anyone heard of this?
> Can someone help clarify so I can understand?
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 I think it has something to do with amylin, which is secreted by the pancreas
along with insulin. I am not actually sure, but I assume that since a Type 1
doesn't make insulin, amylin is also not produced. Symlin is a synthetic form of
amylin. It helps to slow down digestion and keeps you feeling fuller longer.


 
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Liz
Type 1 dx 4/1987
Minimed 723 Revel + CGMS
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