I AM DIABETIC 2 .I HAVE BEEN ON METFORIN 500 MG 2 TIMES A DAY. I WAS NEVER OVER WEIGHT, ALWAYS IN LOW 50'S. BEEN LOOSING WEIGHT DOWN TO 143. I READ INTERNET METFORIN TENDS TO WEIGHT LOOSE. LOOSING MUSCLE TONE. GOOD DIET FOR WEIGHT GAIN?
I am also a slim type 2, but take a different tack here. I was originally 170 when diagnosed and 170. After diet and exercise, and refusing metformin I dropped to 150. I have steadily held there until a recent trip where I dropped to 143 over 3 weeks. This was probably due to my diet, which allows very little starches, and my exercise level with more hiking and walking. At home even though I am quite active I balance my weight with nut snacks, lots of non root veggies, small amount of bread, and lean protein. You might try the nuts for a snack when seeing your weight drop. I also allow myself fruit in small amounts,berries in larger amounts, and an apple a day. My total veggie servings a day are closer to 8-10, with 1-2 fruit servings. I also eat at least one salad a day, in the summer maybe 2.
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