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flutetooter posted:
This Wed., 7 PM CDT and maybe 7 PM CST time also, 8 PM EST and 5PM West Coast Time there is an hour long Webcast by Dr. Bernstein, a pioneer in diabetes management. To attend via the internet, . He always discusses the main topic first, and then answers questions which have been sent in.
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flutetooter responded:
I listened to the webcast. The first topic was how to gain weight (mostly for a type 1) on a restricted/low carb diet. The answer given by Dr. Bernstein - ****as I understood it****- was to eat more protein and cover it with more insulin if necessary at the meal in which the extra protein was eaten. Protein also needs insulin, but not nearly as much as carbs. Also, insulin is a weight gaining hormone. Again, this is only my understanding. Be sure to run this by your doctor.
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