Can HCG Help Diabetics?

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Diabetes is a long-lasting health condition that affects your metabolism. It interferes with how the body process food into energy. Your body breaks down sugar and releases it into your bloodstream. As a result, there will be an increase in sugar levels in your body. It causes metabolic issues and weight gain.

Can Diabetics do the HCG Diet?

First, there is no cure for diabetes and any positive results from the HCG diet regarding this condition could be purely coincidental and obviously cannot be guaranteed. However, some diabetics with type 2  have found that after completing the HCG diet, their condition has been far more manageable. Nonetheless, people with type 1 conditions do not usually see much of a change after completing the protocol.

Fortunately, it is safe for diabetics to do the weight loss program using the hormone. However, you must consult your healthcare provider before beginning this or any diet, especially if you are in the treatment period of your condition. Any results one way or the other will depend completely on your body. The eating pattern that you follow on the HCG diet is suitable for patients who are trying to lose weight.

  • The food portions on the weight loss program have limitations to encourage weight loss. It is helpful for diabetics when are taking medications for blood sugar levels. 
  • Weight loss is hard when your blood sugar levels are high but this regimen aids in weight loss control. 
  • The diet hormone increases your metabolism and fat-burning. It helps you in suppressing the chemicals and hormones that trigger your blood sugar level.
  • The weight loss hormone can counteract the effects of insulin and other medications in increasing fat storage. It helps in reaching your weight loss goal and stabilizes your blood sugar levels.
  • The program is safe because it is a natural hormone. Regardless if you are taking medications, the HCG will not interfere with your medicine.

Why Can Diabetics do well on the HCG Diet?

The HCG diet limits the food portion as you cannot eat whatever and whenever you want. Maintain proper discipline to help you shed pounds and recover from your blood sugar condition. Food portioning is helpful for diabetics in maintaining a healthy weight loss. It also prevents weight gain when taking medications.

Diabetic Meal Plan

Low Carb, low fat, and high protein. These recommendations are fitted for diabetics on 800-calorie programs. In fact, this program has some similar meal plans originally made for patients with high sugar. The combination of low carbs, low calories, and high protein encourages fast and easy weight loss in diabetics including those requiring insulin or oral medications. 

Food portions are limited. In the HCG program, food portioning is important to stave off excess weight. In a diabetic meal plan, it is also important to portion your food intake to manage sugar and boost the effects of medications in people who have uncontrolled blood sugar.

The hormone can boost metabolism and fat burning. It helps patients with suppressed metabolism, especially when taking medication.  In addition, insulin and other prescription are known to promote fat storage. 

Sample Recipe For Diabetics on HCG Diet

Sheet-Pan Shrimp Fajitas


  • 3 tablespoons neutral-flavored oil
  • 1 pound large shrimp (protein source)
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 large sliced yellow bell pepper
  • 1 large sliced onion
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1 large sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 5 warmed corn tortillas, warmed
  • Lime wedges
  • Fresh cilantro, sour cream, and avocado

Cooking Method:

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Combine oil, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, lime zest, salt, and chipotle powder in a large bowl.
  • Transfer 4 teaspoons of the mixture to a small bowl and set aside.
  • Add the bell peppers and onion to the large bowl and stir to combine. Spread the vegetables on a large rimmed baking sheet and roast on the middle rack, stirring once, until mostly soft, 13 to 15 minutes. 
  • Add the shrimp and the reserved chili mixture to the large bowl and toss to combine.
  • Once the vegetables have softened, remove them from the oven and stir in the shrimp. Continue roasting the vegetables and shrimp for five minutes. 
  • Transfer to a serving dish and stir in lime juice. Serve with warmed tortillas, lime wedges, avocado, or cilantro.


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