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Diet Pills And Diabetes

What are Diet Pills And Diabetes. Would it help me lose some weight and also control my diabetes?
(June 24, 2008)

Weight Management to Control Diabetes 

Weight loss goes a long way, especially for diabetics. Research reveals the fact that a loss of seven per cent of body weight, the risk of getting type 2 diabetes is reduced by fifty eight per cent. Diet pills are those that help in losing the extra pounds. They are either purchased with prescription or are available over the counter. A strict diet and regular exercise helps in conjunction with diet pills.


Care is essential while using diet pills in diabetics. Phentermine is a diet pill that helps in suppressing the appetite. Short term use of diet pills is recommended, though in the case of individuals with diabetes, hypertension, and glaucoma and so on, care is essential.

Certain drugs have allergic reactions, whereas others might aggravate the complications. Your physician's advice is recommended, as the physiological conditions are known. Phentermine might call for increased dosage of insulin. Ayurslim is yet another capsule that ensures weight loss. It is generally recommended with a low calorie diet. It is not recommended with patients suffering from hypertension, diabetes and heart problems. Number of diet pills comprise of caffeine.

Caffeine affects the stability of blood glucose in type 2 diabetics. Blood glucose swings in a high manner and insulin is uncontrollable. Caffeine in diet pills boosts the metabolism, thereby increasing the expenditure. Blood glucose change might result in increased craving for carbohydrates in individuals on diet pills with caffeine. This increases their intake, resulting in weight gain, instead of weight loss. Ephedra was removed and disapproved by the FDA, owing to its high content of caffeine. This site fails to recommend any particular diet pill for diabetics. Refer to your diabetologist or physician for further recommendation and guidance. 

Submitted by E L on June 24, 2008 at 04:57

 

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