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
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
Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults manage type 1 diabetes, including our Spark*D Diabetes Management Progra... Read more
Since I turned 40 this year, the passage of time has weighed heavily on my mind. While I certainly don’t want to be 21 again, I wouldn't mind looking more youthful. But the anti-aging creams and surgical procedures that are often promoted a... Read more
For some people, exercise itself is an uncomfortable activity, with all the sweating, huffing and puffing, and challenge that comes with elevating your heart rate for an extended period of time. But for people with seasonal allergies, the discomforts... Read more
Blood test results are coming in. .... everything looks really midline. ... except ldl/hdl. Not worried about that tho. .... Now that I can move around again v (finally)..... won't take long to get those numbers under control.... Read more
As I look back at the challenges of keeping on track, there is a recurrent challenge -- low blood sugar. I am a diabetic and use an insulin pump. I get so frustrated when I am faithfully eating what I should, exercising and recording everything, on... Read more
If you "look thinner than you weigh" to your eyes, that means you probably have low body fat and high muscle content in your build. Have a body fat assessment; if it's within healthy range, don't try to lose weight; you'll just end up losing muscl... Read more
I'm definitely not after the "movie star" thin body, because that is not maintainable for me. Do I have weight to lose? Yes. But I am losing so that I'm at a place where I'm happy with the way my body looks in the clothes I want to wear. (not biki... Read more
Ok, so the Dr who did my lumbar injection gave advice on weight loss. What is working for him is not eating grains or starches which from my research is paleo. For me I don't know if that would work for me, as I do like the occasional potato.... Read more
Red Potatoes are usually creamier and have less starch then white potatoes. Red also has more nutrition, vitamin C and potassium and lots of fiber. one medium potato contains only 110 calories and is 99 percent fat free! Read more: What Are the Bene... Read more
It's my first haircut in about 6 months. I can't say in words how well it makes me fell. I keep looking in the mirror. No, It did not make me younger or thinner. But just plain special. Lesson learned.... take care of yourself. Do little things for... Read more
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
What if I told you that we've discovered the secret to weight loss—something so amazing, easy, and effective that it can help you drop several pounds a day, lose that stubborn belly fat for good, and finally "fix" your metabolism... Read more
More than 2/3 of Americans are overweight or obese (source), and we spend more than $40 billion a year on weight loss, much of it on pills, gadgets, and creams that don't live up to their lofty claims.When you're desperate to change your life... Read more
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