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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

#high blood pressure My doctor has given me 3 mon
Updated 5/25/2016 6:11:44 AM

#high blood pressure My doctor has given me 3 months to get my blood pressure down or shes putting me back on meds. I need to lose!!! HELP!!...  Read more

Day 2 with no sugars of any kind. Terrible withd
Updated 5/24/2016 8:43:23 PM

Day 2 with no sugars of any kind. Terrible withdrawal. .. but do glad to be going through the detox. I will be well on my way!...  Read more

Had a sugar craving. Was able to resist the cookie
Updated 5/24/2016 7:19:26 PM

Had a sugar craving. Was able to resist the cookies and cake. Settled on a 70 calorie popsicle. What's your go to treat when your sugar tooth calls?...  Read more

Alcohol & dieting
Updated 5/24/2016 8:25:58 PM

I do not over eat but I do enjoy wine....alot! Any suggestions on alternatives or lowering the affect of it on the whole plan? Watching calories and exercising.... Please any suggestions!🙄🍷...  Read more

Good morning, it's hard to get started but let's see if I can just cut the sugar. How long does it t
Updated 5/24/2016 7:19:40 AM

Good morning, it's hard to get started but let's see if I can just cut the sugar. How long does it take to stop those cravings or maybe part is just that habitual get a coke and candy bar, even if I don't crave it...  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 Hungers 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 isnt 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