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Blood Glucose Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blood Glucose.

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The Deal with Diabetes

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that causes high blood sugar levels. It is a chronic disease that can be managed but not cured. It does not go away. Knowing as much as you can about the disease is the first step to managing it effectively...  Read more

Exercising with Type 2 Diabetes

If your doctor has diagnosed you with Type 2 diabetes, then she has probably already told you about the importance of adding exercise to your treatment plan. Physical activity can help you improve your blood sugar control, lose weight, and reduce you...  Read more

What is Pre-Diabetes?

Before developing the serious health condition of type 2 diabetes, a person will almost always have pre-diabetes beforehand. But pre-diabetes is a condition without symptoms, meaning that many people can have it without even knowing it. Left unchecke...  Read more

Types of Diabetes

Under normal circumstances, the glucose (sugar) levels in your blood rise after you eat a meal or snack. In response, the body produces a hormone called insulin, which is necessary in order for the body to convert glucose in your bloodstream into usa...  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

I started this diet 2 months ago when my blood work, (A1C), came back at 6.1. To date I have lost 6l
Updated 9/26/2016 1:09:59 PM

I started this diet 2 months ago when my blood work, (A1C), came back at 6.1. To date I have lost 6lbs. I started this app in order to keep track of my sugar but this app shows everything but sugar. Tell me, are the carbs the sugar?...  Read more

Morning high glucose
Updated 9/26/2016 8:26:16 PM

Why are my morning glucose levels so high? I am following my medical diet exactly as I a supposed to low-carbs and high protein and my day time glucose levels are in control 75-100 before meals and under 180 after meals but in the morning they are st...  Read more

I've been thru ringer with blood work allbus good,
Updated 9/24/2016 7:08:58 AM

I've been thru ringer with blood work allbus good, dr told me I need to jump start my metabolism any suggestions? ? Desperately need help and guidance !!!...  Read more

All my labs came back normal from my blood work. N
Updated 9/25/2016 2:58:46 AM

All my labs came back normal from my blood work. No diabetes, not pre-diabetic. 😃 Kidneys good. Thyroid good. #motivation...  Read more

Currently researching the D'Adamo blood type diet and the "Trim, Healthy Mama" diet. Any thoughts? #
Updated 9/27/2016 4:23:36 PM

Currently researching the D'Adamo blood type diet and the "Trim, Healthy Mama" diet. Any thoughts? #diet #bloodtype #thm...  Read more

Record your insulin use

Checking your blood glucose and recording the results can help tell you how well your insulin is working.Your doctor needs to look at your blood glucose results and your record of insulin doses. Ask about when your insulin starts to work, when it wo...  Read more

Diabetic? You should take extra precautions when driving.

Check your blood glucose before you go out and at least every 4 hours after.Take you blood glucose testing supplies with you, along with a fast-acting sugar source in case you go low.While you are driving if you feel that you have low blood glucose,...  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

Is Everyone Being Too Hard on Paula Deen?

Paula Deen's recent announcement that she has type 2 diabetes set the media ablaze with speculation and discussion regarding the role of her diet and the potentially deadly disease. Some critics claim that her high-fat, high-calorie, high-sodium...  Read more

High Fructose Corn Syrup Soon May Be 'Corn Sugar'

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet." --ShakespeareHigh fructose corn syrup, that ubiquitous refined sweetener found in everything from jams and sodas to breads and tomato sauce, has take...  Read more

Blood glucose test friday.

I am hoping for a lower number on my A1C. I want to get healthy so that I can continue to help those in need. I go to a nursing home once a week & take communion to those who can not get to church. I get more comfort knowing that I am making s...  Read more

Blood Glucose and Blood Pressure.

I may not be seeing a lot of movement in the scale numbers but my blood glucose readings are down and staying consistent...both fasting and post-evening meal. Also, my blood pressure readings are only slightly in the pre-hypertension range...125-12...  Read more