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Hi guys I'm new here and have type 1 diabetes. I really need help with living a healthy lifestyle, not just for weight loss but more generally. I eat quite a lot of sugar in a day and not enough exercise, I used to eat sort of healthy but go running and for the last month or two I have completely stopped running and eating healthy. I feel guilty after eating it but thats not enough. i live with family so I can't not have certain things in my house just need some ideas, tips anything thanks

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Welcome to the forum. I am losing weight for my wedding although my fiancé and I haven't set a dare yet. I am following Slimming World but I am weighing in at my mum's house instead of going to classes because I am saving for my wedding and I am in the process of moving. I have lost 4lbs in the last 3 weeks. I like this forum and find it useful. I also like the support I get from other members as well as family and friends.

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Hi harveend you will receive lots of friendly advice and help here, there is always somebody around to talk to :) One of the administrators will be along shortly, to give you lots of advice.

Good luck with your weight loss journey :)

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Hi harveend

Well done for making the decision to Change your cycle and routine. You know it will make a good difference to your medications, and your health and comfort.

Please do check with your GP or diabetic nurse as they will need to adjust your meds as you change weight and shape over time.

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Cheering you on to reach your goals 🎉🎉🎉


Hi and welcome harveend :)

You may find some extra support here


Take a look at the Pinned posts section to the right of your screen (bottom if you're using a mobile), or in the drop down on the 'Posts' page (it says 'arrange by'). Read the Welcome Newbie thread, then move through to the challenges, where we hope you'll find at least one that will appeal to you.

Move down to the Topics, to find a variety of threads, collated into specific topics for ease of access and we ask that you also 'file' your own threads, so that others won't miss your important news.

Take a look at the NHS 12 week plan, as a lot of people have been successful with it, making sure to enter your details into the BMI calculator, to get a calorie allowance tailored to your personal requirements. Don't forget to take your starting measurements and a 'before' picture, as they can be very motivating on days that the scales refuse to co-operate.

We run a weigh-in every day of the week and you'd be very welcome to join one of them. The threads can always be found in the Events section, to the right of the HOME page, bottom on a mobile.

We also run a Daily Diary, where we share our meal and exercise plans for the day. It's a great place to get ideas and to keep us focused. The link can also be found in Events.

Be aware, that the HU app doesn't give you access to all of our important features, so we advise that you use the full website page.

We've found that to get the best out of this community, we need to be active on the forum, as it's where we exchange information, get motivation and inspiration and make friends. We hope that you'll join us here, regularly, too.

It's only left for me to wish you well on your journey :)


Hello harveend I'm a type 1 diabetic as well, I 'save' some calories each day in case I go hypo so that I don't go over my allowance ... I did a bit of juggling things to start with, but found things settled down quite nicely - recently had my annual review and got a gold star for weight loss 😉 good luck on your journey 🌷


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