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My mother is 43 years old and she has diabetes. Because of diabetes she has lost some weights but when she tries to gain some weight her diabetes increase. She also doesn't get enough sleep at night. She doesn't feel sleepy. Please how can she put on weight without increasing her diabetes.

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My mother is 43 years old and she has diabetes. Because o...
Hello, She needs to carry on required weight being a diabetic as weight gain need high calories causing raised sugar level in blood. She should maintain all sorts of anti diabetics: Should go for a walk in the morning. Go for meditation to reduce your stress to nourish her body to feel healthy. Her diet be easily digestive on time to avoid gastric disorder. Avoid, junkfood, alcoholic intake. Tk, care.
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My mother is 43 years old and she has diabetes. Because o...
lybrate-userji, Thanks for the query. Weight loss in a diabetes patient occurs when blood glucose is uncontrolled and there is excess glucose lost through urine. Hence, primary need is to achieve a strict blood glucose control with fasting < 100 mg, PP 150 to 160 mg & HbA1c% <6.8. Once having achieved this then the efforts to add some weight can be successful. Since there are no details given like weight, height, fasting, PP glucose levels, dietary pattern and extent of daily exercise and drugs with dosage, no specific suggestions can be made. Thanks.
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