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Thin Type 2 Diabetics

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Grateful, Nov 12, 2017.

  1. Daibell

    Daibell LADA · Master

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    I'm surprised that your Mum's family skinny ones turn out to be T2? How did the GPs know this? There is no real test for T2 versus T1 other than looking for high insulin resistance via the C-peptide test or specific resistance tests which GPs don't routinely do. I wonder whether these family members were actually LADA?
     
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    Mugi · Member

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    Hello. For protein, I take fish once or twice a week.
     
  3. Alexandra100

    Alexandra100 Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    Hello Mugi, I'm glad you are eating fish regularly. Did you know, we need to consume protein every day as our bodies can't store it?
    https://healthyeating.sfgate.com/need-protein-day-week-7759.html
    Because I am trying to improve my muscles AND need to replace the carbs I am cutting out of my diet I consume protein at every meal. It is also thought that as we get older we need to take in more protein because we absorb it less well.
     
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