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Alcohol And Blood Sugar Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Alcohol And Blood Sugar.

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Eating with Diabetes: Alcoholic Beverages

Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals...  Read more

Understanding Hypoglycemia

Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Party Food

Birthday parties, holidays and other social events provide ample opportunity to relax and have a great time with friends and family. Attending a party when you're trying to lose weight is hard enough; for many people with diabetes, an invitation...  Read more

Triglycerides and Your Health

If you're concerned about heart health, then you probably take steps to reduce your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure in check. But there's another important measure you should be aware of: your triglycerides. People with high triglyce...  Read more

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

I'm really tired now. My blood pressure is lower t
Updated 8/24/2016 10:47:15 PM

I'm really tired now. My blood pressure is lower than it usually is. I'm not sure if that is the reason....  Read more

Today I am seriously craving sugar and today at wo
Updated 8/24/2016 10:44:26 PM

Today I am seriously craving sugar and today at work. Pharmaceutical reps were constantly bringing in goodies. I was exposed to cookies, cupcakes, ice cream and pizza. I am proud that I did not give into temptation. It was a real test today!...  Read more

Went to my sugar Doctor yesterday. She told me to
Updated 8/24/2016 10:12:38 AM

Went to my sugar Doctor yesterday. She told me to keep doing the spark program. She was happy with it. I list 2 lbs in a week...  Read more

Do you drink coffee?? I love coffee. I usually put sugar and half and half in it to make it just th
Updated 8/28/2016 8:32:24 PM

Do you drink coffee?? I love coffee. I usually put sugar and half and half in it to make it just the way I like it. I should drink it black though, right?#food...  Read more

Had a really scary medical emergency last night. Went in to the ER and dr.'s found a blood clot in m
Updated 8/29/2016 9:45:08 PM

Had a really scary medical emergency last night. Went in to the ER and dr.'s found a blood clot in my calf after they did an ultra sound. If this isn't getting me back on track I don't know what will. I need to do things for me from now on....  Read more

Blood Sugar Rises to Fight An Illiness

Diuretics used for high blood pressure, water pills, can also raise blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Some anti-depressants may raise or lower blood sugar.Your blood sugar rises as your body works to fight off an illness. Drink water and other...  Read more

Belly Fat

Dr Hyman Says, Skip the sugar in all of its forms. Especially liquid calories from any source (soda, juice, alcohol) all of which store belly fat. Get high fructose corn syrup out of your diet, it is especially good at laying down belly fat.Ditch the...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

7 Tips for Controlling Your Hungerís On and Off Switches

Simon & Schuster authors Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. shared this guest blog post, which offers tips on keeping your hunger in check. From You: On a Diet: Duct tape over your mouth isnít how your body regulates food intake. Your bod...  Read more

Is Your Exercise Routine Turning Into a Headache?

Do you ever finish a fast run or a terrific tennis match with a wonderful exercise high just to have it diminished by a headache? Exercise headaches occur, just as the name suggests, during or after strenuous and sustained exercise. Activities such...  Read more