are you diabetic and overweight? At Allergy and Weight Loss Center, Diabetes and Endocrinology specialist, Anita Bhat, MD will evaluate your diabetes based on the latest diabetes guidelines and suggest a change of your medications to a weight loss promoting or at the least a weight neutral diabetes drug.
Here is a handy list of diabetes medications based on weight gain or loss potential:
Weight Positive Diabetes Drugs
- Rosiglitazone (Avandia)
- Pioglitazone (Actos)
- Sulfonyl ureas
- Chlorpropamide (Diabinese)
- Glimepiride (Amaryl)
- Glipizide (Glucotrol)
- Glyburide (Diabeta, Glynase, Micronase)
Weight Negative Diabetic Drugs
- Metformin (Glucophage)
- Exenetide (Byetta)
- Sitabliptin (Januvia)
- Victoza (liraglutide)
- Invocana ((canagliflozin)
Weight Loss might be deliberate, for example, with eating less and work out, or unintentional and be a sign of ailment. Weight reduction can come about because of a lessening in body liquid, bulk, or fat. A lessening in body liquid can originate from prescriptions, liquid misfortune, absence of liquid admission, or diseases, for example, diabetes. A reduction in muscle to fat ratio ratios could be intentially brought about by activity and eating less carbs, for example, for corpulence. Weight reduction is typical after pregnancy. The loss of weight and absence of nourishment connected with an incessant sickness is alluded to as cachexia. Unexplained, unintentional weight reduction is regularly a consequence of ailment and ought to be assessed by a social insurance proficient.
In a few regards, it is very straightforward. Your weight relies on upon the amount vitality you take in (the calories in nourishment and drink) and the amount vitality your body utilization (smolders) up:
On the off chance that the measure of calories that you consume measures up to the measure of vitality that your body uses up, then your weight stays stable.
On the off chance that you consume a greater number of calories than you consume, you put on weight. The additional (or abundance) vitality is changed over into fat and put away in your body.
On the off chance that you consume less calories than you consume, you get thinner. Your body need to take advantage of its fat stores to get the additional vitality it needs.