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With Type 1 Diabetes, what should be my regular calorie and protein intake combined with exercise to gain muscle mass?

Posted by d86jones

I'm 18 years old and have Type 1 Diabetes. I'm trying to gain a bit of muscle mass without losing weight. How is the best way to go about doing this? I weigh 107 pounds and am 5'5". Having Diabetes since I was young has kept me relatively healthy and in pretty good shape. I would like to start an exercise routine consisting of basic exercises like pushups and situps to gain muscle mass. I have a small consistency of fat around my lower abs that I would to get rid of and build the muscle up around my abs. However to do this correctly, I need to know the calorie and protein intake of a 18 year old male at 107 pounds and 5'5" with Type 1 diabetes, and preferably, without losing weight. I've found some calorie calculators on the internet but I don't know that they apply to diabetics. Also, the high protein foods I need to eat should also be low in carbs and sugars so I can regulate my bloodsugar. Again, about the fat, I know that to lose the fat on my stomach I will have to lose fat off of my whole body, hows the best way to do that? Thank you.

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