Hi, just wondering why people assume that diabetics who have depression do silly things like stay in bed until 10/11am and stuff. Well yes I do do that sometimes but sometimes I have good days where I'm up at 9am or something. I am overweight about 17.5 stone and people are very worried that I'm doing my health in as I've got type 2 diabeties, but I may be able to halve my medication the doctor said as I've lost 2 stone in weight, been watching my diet, been eating more fresh vegetables eg. salads and been walking about 1 1/2 miles everyday. I wish I could reverse people's opinions of me and that people think i'm healthy and active. I wish people wouldn't be so prejudiced against people who are overweight as it's ruining my confidence and everything. You feel as if people are looking at your weight and not getting to know the person inside, which is a shame as I have a lot to offer. But I got to be realistic if I don't loose weight, the doctor said my diabeties will be out of control in 10/15 years and I will have heart problems in 20 years time. He said this isn't a possibility it's a definate, which makes me more determined than ever to loose weight.
Welcome to the forum. I am really glad to help you out. Thereâs no doubt about the fact that losing weight is definitely going to help you. It not only improves the blood sugar, blood pressure and the cholesterol but also facilitates in boosting oneâs confidence.
It is one of the best remedy for killing the depressed mood. Exercise is a great mood lifter and you should definitely do a lot of exercise daily. You shouldnât be concerned about what people think about you for that doesnât matter at all. You cannot change anyoneâs thinking, whether you are thin or you are obese. You should completely ignore this and concentrate on a regular exercise schedule to lower your body weight.
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