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Thought for the Day--March 16, 2011: What Works for You and Insulin Resistance

Today's thought: Throw away all diet and lifestyle dictums and advice that don't work for and with you. This website and all the diet and lifestyle plans can give you all the advice in the world, but if it doesn't work for you, then it doesn't serve you well. Ultimately, you and your doctor need to find the diet balance that will best help you lose weight and develop your optimal lifestyle. I am insulin resistant, which is a precursor to type 2 Diabetes. If I manage my resistance, I am less likely to develop Diabetes. A few years ago, I was on a very low carb diet, but, ultimately, I could not sustain it, no matter how hard I tried. I just hated it, I felt deprived, and I was depressed. No matter how much my doctor tried to rah-rah me into staying the course by telling me that the goal outweighed the sacrifice, I just couldn't buy into it. So, of course, I ultimately slipped off the diet wagon and gained all the weight back and then some. More importantly, I was ris

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