Weight Loss or Gain, Healthy Lifestyle.
Enteral tube feeding is one of the nutritional treatment in patients who can't receive food orally or if their oral food intake is inadequate.
It is very common in patients with diabetes to gain weight once they start insulin pump treatment. Unfortunately, it is also very often that at the same time blood glucose levels improve marginally.
The relationship between positive energy balance, excessive energy intake, and development of insulin resistance and obesity is well described in specialist literature. These last two have an impact on the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes.