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Hey lads, I've a Q. Do any of you find you stall if you get sick? I've come down with a cold and the scale is not really moving this week. I'm not exercising, so there's that but I know from when my diabetes was active that sickness would make my blood sugars go high, which would prompt insulin and we all know insulin is the fat storage hormone, so I'm wondering if it's a thing?

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Probably the sugar, fruit juices or high fructose Corn Syrup they are made of, that's why your WL surgeon and dietician tell you to not use gummies for your meds or supplements. it's not that they wish you bad, they just think it can be a slippery slope.

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Get well soon [emoji175]
I gain when I'm eating a lot of extra Vitamins C gummies for colds.
Thx dearheart. I haven't been taking any extra vit but I've been laying like a log in bed. I am not a good sick person 🤮

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Yes, me too. I've had a cold for 12 days now, not going to the gym, taking cold medicine and the scale isn't moving.

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Hope you feel better soon!

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Feel better soon! Yes, insulin goes higher as do blood sugars when you are ill. And any cold meds you're taking for it also contribute.

Drink lots of fluids: warm/hot Water with lemon slices, green tea, black tea, black decaff coffee, Bone Broth and eat sparingly but drink a crapton! You'll be ok. Keep to a very low glycemic load diet!

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