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Anyone Else Here On A Pump And Experiencing Severe Insulin Resistance Issues?

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posted July 9
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I have used a pump for 28 years and developed insulin resistance in 2016. I take Jardiance for this and it works. My A1C is 6.0

posted July 9
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I don't smoke and finding it very challenging to lose any weight. Severely overweight. I have both MS and degenerative disc disease in back and neck as well as moderate arthritis and 3 rips in various meniscus. It is very hard to move. Pain is constant.

posted July 9
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Insulin resistance can indeed be an issue for people with type 1 diabetes, even if they are using an insulin pump. Here are some key points about managing insulin resistance:

- Physical Activity: Increasing physical activity can make your cells more sensitive to insulin.
- Quit Smoking: If you smoke, quitting can help r... read more

Insulin resistance can indeed be an issue for people with type 1 diabetes, even if they are using an insulin pump. Here are some key points about managing insulin resistance:

- Physical Activity: Increasing physical activity can make your cells more sensitive to insulin.
- Quit Smoking: If you smoke, quitting can help reduce insulin resistance.
- Weight Management: Consider weight loss if you are carrying extra weight.
- Medication Review: Consult your doctor about switching medications if certain drugs are causing insulin resistance.

For more personalized advice, it's best to discuss your specific situation with your healthcare provider.

 This AI-generated response comes from myT1Dteam and other selected sources. It is not a substitute for medical advice. Always ask your doctor about specific health concerns.

Can You Be Insulin Resistant With Type 1 Diabetes? | MyType1DiabetesTeam
Best Insulin Pumps for Type 1 Diabetes: 8 Things To Consider | MyType1DiabetesTeam
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