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15 Jan 2004

I had my gallbladder removed about 10 years ago, had a second operation due to a blockage in my gall duct which was then removed from my colon and put in my stomach, since then I have picked up weight from 66kg to 96kg. what I need to know when ever I drink wine the sweat runs down my face and body in streams and I am thirsty all the time. Could I have a insulin problem that is the cause of all the weight gain and how must I have myself tested and for what do I need to be tested.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Reader
In view of these symptoms which could be linked to an insulin problem, I would strongly recommend that you consult your gp and ask him/her to send you for the relevant tests (glucose tolerance test which monitors both your glucose and your insulin levels). If you should have an insulin problem then Please consult a clinical dietitian for the appropriate diet for your specific case. Check the List of Dietitians on this Website or phone 082-593-0276 or send an e-mail to or look in your local telephone directory or Yellow Pages, to find a dietitian. Don't try fad diets and pills and potions for weight loss, because if you do have insulin-resistance or diabetes, then your dietary intake is one of the vital components of your treatment.
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