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Hi @motorcarrier, I think it depends on your physician, but with your comorbidities it sounds like you would be a good candidate.

I'd like to invite @grandmar and @karihammel to the conversation to see if they have anything to add.

You might like this article: LCHF discussion which has been shown to reverse type 2 diabetes and help weight loss — Low-carb healthy fat living. Intermittent fasting. What’s your why?: https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/low-carb-healthy-fat-living-intermittent-fasting-whats-your-why/

And this is a great blog to check out as well
Have you explored any bariatric surgeons near you?

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Thanks Amanda, After giving a lot of thought to bariatric surgery, I've decided to try to lose the weight on my own (again). I've successfully lost 25-30 pounds over a 4-month period (twice!) by eating Healthy Choice and Smart Ones meals but I've always gained back the weight. I've read a little about intermittent fasting and I'm intrigued. I know you've recommended the LCHF Living & Intermittent Fasting group and I've read several posts, including some by grandmar. I know how carbs affect blood sugar but since I've been on Metformin for the past 15+ years, my A1C has never exceeded 5.6 and I've been able to enjoy carbs. I've recetly developed ankle problems that I attribute to my weight. I've always enjoyed walking a couple of miles each day and the thought of not being able to enjoy my daily walks is what's prompting my new focus on my weight. As a person who enjoys a lot of carbs (bread, pasta, rice, etc), the thought of a low carb diet scares me. Has anyone had success with intermittent fasting without resorting to a low carb diet?