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Slimming World

Discussion in 'Weight Loss and Dieting' started by pms543, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. sagarg

    sagarg Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello,
    Well i want to gain weight but during office time i am not allow to eat anything, this is main drawback for me. But before i joined my job i was on my diet and doing bodybuilding at that i have nice weight and body then after everything gone mess...
     
  2. Joolz1

    Joolz1 Type 2 · Newbie

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    I'm currently doing slimming world and have lost 16.5 Lbs in 5 weeks, I've never felt better however, my practice nurse has just started me on metformin due to my last blood test being high I wanted to give it another 3 months to continue living weight at SW before I start treatment but I was told I should commence the tablets. The other day whilst at my SW group I became unwell, sweating profusely, dizzy, losing balance and unable to focus. When I reached home I was violently sick and had diarrhoea, I had started on 500 mg of metformin and was told to increase it to a 1000mg after a week then 1500mg on my third week. When I rang the practice nurse she told me to stop taking the medication until I felt better then reintroduce the medication, I'm very reluctant
     
  3. Indy51

    Indy51 Type 2 · Expert

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    I've no clue what HCP's think they're accomplishing by bullying patients. Bullying never works for anybody in any situation - so why do they think it works with diabetics? Sheesh!
     
  4. ))Denise((

    ))Denise(( Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That is way too quickly to increase the metformin Joolz1. Sounds like you would need the SR version of it. When I first started it, I just had to go to the loo lots.
     
  5. Sjx83

    Sjx83 · Member

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    I find if you say you can t have something the more you want it, try increasing your fibre and water and that will stop you feeling Hungery as much and help control how much you eat but also have a scheduled small amount of the food as well as the good for you next best thing. Good luck



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  6. Terry C

    Terry C Type 2 · Member

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    I also had issues with Metformin and the drugs that were used to replace it. Here is my story on how I beat it. Happy to answer any questions this raises.

    http://aca.ninemsn.com.au/article/8821546/diabetes-treatment-a-revolution-for-suffers-health
     
  7. RLightning

    RLightning Parent · Active Member

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    I want to lose more weight. I want to have a beach bod, any tips? lol
     
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  8. pms543

    pms543 · Well-Known Member

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    Am about to go into action and start red days on slimming world. My aim is to get my weight loss started then go on to low carbing...
     
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  9. Pepsi Max

    Pepsi Max · Well-Known Member

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    Ok so I joined SW 4 weeks ago & to date I've lost 1/2 lb!! Seriously 1/2 lb!! I'm following the diet! Please tell me if I'm doing something wrong or that Type 1s lose weight slower, I do have at least 18lbs to lose...
     
  10. Cookiebell

    Cookiebell Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ooh good, a Slimming World thread!

    I've been following SW now for 2 years and have lost 5 stone! (Ok, so it's crept back up again a little bit over the holidays but I'm working on it!)
     
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  11. pms543

    pms543 · Well-Known Member

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    5stone!! wow thats fab, even if a bit crept on..

    Fancy sharing how / menus etc?
     
  12. Cookiebell

    Cookiebell Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks!

    I'm not very adventurous but we tend to eat chilli, spag Bol, fish, chicken, paella etc...
     
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    thanks for all posting this information is very important for my and help full
     
  14. Cookiebell

    Cookiebell Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Put 1lb on last night, but bearing in mind we've had 3 separate events this week involving meals out and wine, I'm fairly happy with that!
     
  15. novorapidboi26

    novorapidboi26 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have been following slimming world, not religiously for about 3 weeks and have lost half a stone.......

    The sin free meals I have been having are really good......
     
  16. Kim1959

    Kim1959 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi i have been on slimming world a while now and touch wood have been o.k your consultant should give you an additional book for diabetics, i have lost over a stone so far!
     
  17. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    @Cookiebell@Novorapiboi

    Hope you both don't mind me asking, we sometimes have members on here who are type 1 enquiring about the SW course and is it suitable for type 1's, do the consultants on the course work with you to find a suitable diet for your own dietary needs or do you just adapt the diet yourself, just curious in case anyone asks again.
     
  18. Cookiebell

    Cookiebell Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    You basically get told what the principles of Slimming World are and get told about the healthy eating plan. You can then Adapt it to suit yourself, for example if you wanted to do low-carb, you could easily do it on SW.
     
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  19. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Thanks for the reply Cookiebell, it's good to know that you can adapt the SW diet to suit, I'll remember that :)
     
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  20. Pepsi Max

    Pepsi Max · Well-Known Member

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    Are you type 1? I am going no where with SW!! I'm so frustrated!
     
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