Surgery question for diabectics,educators or or nurses

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    I am and have been a diabetic for 9 years. Started as gestational and never went awy.

    Well my question is that I have this stuborn belly fat. I have excersised and it seems to go nowhere. I have tried Lipodissolve, the pain was so terrible that I will never do it again. I was wondering if there was anyone who has had lipo sucti0on as a diabetic. Or have any stories of the procedure done on diabetics.

    I am scared of the long healing process as a diabetic along with the fact that I heal up with keloids.
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    I've been an insulin dependent diabetic for 21 years. I've had two surgeries over that time - a breast reduction in 1995 and a c-section in 2004.

    During the breast reduction, minor liposuction was in the area where my breast and my armpit meet. The surgeon said it would help get me a more contoured/even shape. I had no problem with the liposuction; there were no difficulties because of my diabetes.

    Also, with both surgeries I had no issues with healing; the length it took me to heal was similar to that of a non-diabetic. I tend to run in tight blood sugar control normally, but made an effort to step up my testing, etc. before and after the breast reduction and although the c-section was not planned, I had to be in very tight control while pregnant.

    Good luck!
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    I am and have been a diabetic for 9 years. Started as gestational and never went awy.

    Well my question is that I have this stuborn belly fat. I have excersised and it seems to go nowhere. I have tried Lipodissolve, the pain was so terrible that I will never do it again. I was wondering if there was anyone who has had lipo sucti0on as a diabetic. Or have any stories of the procedure done on diabetics.

    I am scared of the long healing process as a diabetic along with the fact that I heal up with keloids.

    Liposuction will make you look better, but it won't decrease insulin resistance related to abdominal fat. If you tend to develop keloids, speak to your doctor or a plastic surgeon, since this might be a problem (but not related to diabetes)


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