Insulin Nation – Weight and T1 Can be a Heavy Subject

A recent study found that nearly ⅓ of the world’s population is overweight, so it should come as no surprise that some people with Type 1 diabetes might have trouble maintaining a healthy weight. However, people with Type 1 diabetes also have an added issue in that they depend on insulin, which is an anabolic hormone associated with weight gain; the tighter the glucose control from insulin therapy, the greater the possibility of weight gain.

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