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11 Mar 2010

Tiredness, dieting, insulin levels and contraception
Hi there, I have been on a diet for 5 weeks and I have lost 10kgs and the last 4 weeks have felt great. Its a low-carb diet, no sugar, no fruit juice either, with the aim of getting your insulin levels to not fluctuate. Its worked well for the past 4 weeks, but last week I went back on the Pill(Triphasil). This week I find myself with serious cravings, no weight loss and a sugar level of 6.4 after meals. I thought the diet was a good idea because I developed gestational diabetes in my pregnancy last year. I was fine the last 4 weeks, but the tiredness this week is overwhelming. Could the contraception be triggering this? My sugar level was fine until last week.
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