Question of the Week | June 23, 2020

MS has type 1 diabetes and is on a low carb diet to help her keep her weight on target. She has a BMI of 24.3.  MS has a friend with type 1 who is taking a SGLT-2 in addition to insulin to help with weight management. MS wants to know if she could add on a SGLT-2 to her insulin treatment plan. 

What is the Diabetes Specialist’s best response?

  1. We don’t recommend adding on a SGLT-2 for people with type 1 on a low carb diet.
  2. Your BMI of 24.3 is right on target.
  3. I’m sorry, but oral medications don’t work for people with type 1 diabetes.
  4. Do you think you might be struggling with disordered eating?

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