Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team

From Pensacola, Florida, USA:

I am a 29 year old female who has had diabetes for 21 years. I now have been on a pump for a year and I have brought my A1c down from 7.9 to 6.1 and I must say I'm proud of myself. But, I am having a hard time sticking to my 1800 calorie diet. I tend to overeat, which I know is not good at all. I have tried to find meal plans for 1800 calorie diets that I could follow, but I have not found anything to help me out. I'm overweight and would love to lose weight. Also, now that I have lowered my A1c, my doctor now says I can have a baby. But, I would like to shed some weight before having a baby or at least stay on track with my meal plan. What do you recommend?


The American Diabetes Association has sold a series of publications entitled Month of Meals. They can be used as sample meal plans for various daily calorie limits. You might see them as an education tool at your local diabetes center at your local hospital.


Original posting 3 Jun 2006
Posted to Weight and Weight Loss


  Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Return to the Top of This Page

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:08
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.