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Myth or truth: Does insulin make you fat? – Portal Diabetes and You

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    Can I gain weight when I switch to insulin?

    Insulin is responsible for the entry of glucose into the cell to be transformed into energy or stored as a reserve, such as fat, for example.

    THE TRUE that it is not insulin, per se, that makes you fat, but what you eat and how much you eat. A balanced diet, with an adequate supply of nutrients, and the correct and well-managed use of insulin will not cause weight gain or loss.

    With the absence of insulin in the body, weight loss occurs. This occurs because the body cannot use the glucose available in the blood and runs out of energy, in this case, the body uses proteins and body fats for its activity, generating weight loss, typical of the diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.

    Generally, patients with type 1 diabetes have a large weight loss when they are not treated or are incorrect, at this time they reach higher blood glucose values. But beware, this weight loss is not healthy and it is not possible to maintain it. The risk of regaining and gaining weight is even greater than losing it.

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    EITHER excess blood glucose, impose a very high and unplanned cost on your health, which limits you to meals and socializing with your friends and family. This leads to frustration, which increases anxiety, makes it hard to sleep, affects your ability to work, and puts your health at risk. Over time, what is bad tends to get worse.

    What few know is that the lack of knowledge about your state of health and your illness exposes your body to a fragile balance, which at any time in life can be lost and also lead to a cycle of frustration. This is an observation, not a conjecture, made over the years serving my clients at the counter of my specialty diabetes pharmacy and during the hundreds of conferences I have given abroad in Brazil.

    For the first time I gathered all my knowledge and methodology in a single program, systematically and with the clear and objective language that popularized my work. By organizing the content of my articles and videos in a logical sequence, adding my service methodology and giving people my hitherto exclusive tools for private work, I organized a personal transformation plan.me applicable to the reality of any person, of any social class, of any income level, with the certainty that I will help ordinary people to understand and put into practice in their lives or in the lives of their loved ones the same (intelligence control of glucose levels) diabetic education that I developed to ensure peace of mind and freedom of choice for all people with diabetes and their caregivers.

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