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Blood Sugar Level Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blood Sugar Level.

Eating with Diabetes: What about Fruit?

Packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, fruit should be part of any healthy diet. As a diabetes educator, some of the most frequent questions from my clients have to do with fruit. Can I still eat fruit? How much fruit should I eat? What are the b...  Read more

Eating Well with Type 2 Diabetes

When you have diabetes, your diet plays a key role in controlling your blood sugar levels. SparkPeople strongly encourages everyone with diabetes to meet with a Registered Dietitian or a Certified Diabetes Educator in their area. These health profess...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Counting ''Net'' Carbs

Since low carbohydrate diets became popular, the phrase "net carbs" has become a fairly regular fixture on the labels of food products. But, if you are not familiar with the term you may be wondering what in the world it means! There a...  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: Desserts and Sweets

I’d be willing to bet that most everyone has been told—and therefore believes—that people with diabetes cannot have any sugar and are resigned to living without dessert for the rest of their lives. Well, as a Certified Diabetes Educ...  Read more

I have high blood pressure and am trying to lose w
Updated 9/19/2016 10:05:19 PM

I have high blood pressure and am trying to lose weight. Wanting to lose 30 pounds by december. #letsdothis...  Read more

Sugar detox ideas ?
Updated 9/19/2016 2:59:05 PM

Sugar detox ideas ?...  Read more

I've learned that if I keep my blood/body pH alkal
Updated 9/19/2016 9:33:01 PM

I've learned that if I keep my blood/body pH alkaline I not only feel better but I lose more weight. A good smoothie for this is, 1 cup Almonds, 1 carton coconut milk, 1 tablespoon cha seeds, 2 bananas sliced frozen. Blend it all up. 150cal per cup...  Read more

Feeling fat. I won't sugar coat it cause I'd eat t
Updated 9/18/2016 2:13:46 PM

Feeling fat. I won't sugar coat it cause I'd eat that too....  Read more

Need help with sugar cravings. It is what always r
Updated 9/18/2016 8:58:36 AM

Need help with sugar cravings. It is what always ruins my weight loss....  Read more


Eating small meals throughout the day keeps me full and my blood sugar level....  Read more

Graham Crackers, Breadstix

Good snacks that can be eaten anytime for a diabetic should be moderate and low in salt and sugar but satisfying to regulate blood sugar levels..a bedtime snack to keep Blood Sugar level until morning should be peanut butter and crackers or peanut bu...  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

You Asked: What is the Difference between Simple Carbohydrates and Complex Carbohydrates?

Simple carbohydrates are composed of one or two sugar units that are broken down and digested quickly, which can leave you feeling tired, hungry, and craving more sugar shortly after you’ve eaten. Recent research has shown that certain simple c...  Read more

Tips for a Healthy Summer with Diabetes

It's summertime! Did you know that if you have diabetes you need to be extra careful during the summer? Do you know which summer footwear is better for people with diabetes? Do you know if sunburns affect blood sugar levels? Do you know how to...  Read more

Blood Sugar Level Blahs.

Yesterday my blood sugar decided to stay low. All day, no matter what I ate or how much. Itís unusual behavior led to me overeating. Majorly. Ended up with 2300+ calories by the end of the night and an overfull belly, but by bedtime my blood sugar...  Read more

What is a normal blood sugar level - Kris Kresser and Richard Bernstein agree

Here are two links to articles that Kris Kresser has written about blood sugar and why the American Diabetes Association may not be telling the whole story:
gar-isnt-normal-part-1 chriskresser.c...  Read more