I am concerned I am possibly pre-diabetes?

Female 48 Caucasian i’ll be trying, let Mcdoel, Synthroid .150

two years ago I had a giant unexplained weight loss of 60 pounds. The only thing I did differently was take 3 tablespoons of a good quality coconut oil a day.. I lost 60 pounds in about seven months which I needed to loseand kept it on for about a year and three months.

no, I have begun rapidly gaining weight. When I realized I was gaining weight again which wasn’t till probably I added 10 or 15 pounds because I was too “skinny fat”. The only changes I have made was switching to Costco coconut oil which means all the criteria for a good coconut oil only I did stop taking it because I couldn’t stomach the taste and I had lost the weight and kept it all so I assumed I was in the clear.

I have probably found gained 25 pounds. I have been to my primary care doctor and my gynecologist who both have simply said I don’t know. My primary care physician was very skeptical skeptical of that coconut oil cause me to lose weight In the first place.

No I am concerned it’s possibly pre-diabetes? I don’t understand why that was never mentioned to me as a possibility unless possibly tests were done to check for that and I didn’t know-I know she checked my liver and kidney functionality and my thyroid which she upped slightly. She has retired but I still go to her group of doctors so I can easily access old tests that she ran. my gynecologist for ovarian cyst and premenopausal I’ve been both are negative.

I am now very concerned about diabetes because for the first time I came across something online. Of course, I was so excited I didn’t look for legal reasons for extreme large weight loss. I just figured it coincided with the coconut oil and that’s what was doing it. Of course now I’m gaining weight and not getting answers from doctors- who are good doctors by the way-but I’m all over the Internet about weight gain and just came across something about the possibility of prediabetes. Turned it in and has five day a week weightlifting a day and a 2 day a week cardio exercise plan. No weight loss but definitely lost edges but then became ill and stop out and since haven’t had the energy

Would this account for an unexplained 60 pound weight loss maintained for a year followed by unexplained weight gain 30 pounds. My doctors don’t have any answers but I don’t think this is something I can ignore. Can ANYONE PLEASE help me? I am very alarmed. I do have a gap and insurance until January but I will find the money to go to whatever type of doctor I need to go to who will give me ANSWERS if someone can suggest it to me. My worst fear is gaining that 60 pounds back again. I can’t do that again. I watch the world out the window and have no energy to do anything. This weight on it was like a miracle a modeling is the life of a completely different way. I had the energy to take a walk on the beach instead of just saying “no- I’ll stay here while my kids went and I gave them their boundaries.
PLEASE HELP- no one seems concerned I change that no doctors seem concerned.

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Dr. Javez Ernesto

I think the issue you are dealing with is a rebound reaction to your 60 pound weight loss.
After having lost a considerable amount of weight, the human body has a natural propensity to
want to return to a “normal” weight. In some circles it is referred to as “yo-yo dieting”.
Which is why most nutritionists and dieting experts recommend a very slow weight loss, otherwise the weight comes back.

Ayman Darrag
5:46 am

Hi and welcome to question doctors.com Losing a big bunch of kilos in a short period of time is of course a bad thing that may cause regaining weight quickly again as your body usually loses not only fat but also muscles and water… When the body starts regaining it easily regains water and muscles back even if you are on a diet… Since coconut oil has a high fat content, there is concern that it might increase weight if used in large amounts or that it might increase cholesterol levels. So you may have had high cholesterol levels that… Read more »

Dr. Javez Ernesto

I don’t think coconut oil will make you lose weight. If you haven’t changed your calorie input/calorie output, it’s best you have a complete physical, with blood test, x-ray and scans to find out the
cause of the weight loss.