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Coumadin Blood Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Coumadin Blood.

Guide to Herbal Supplements

An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.   Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n...  Read more

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

''Free'' Foods for Diabetes

In diabetes meal planning, blood sugar control is the main goal. Typically, people with diabetes are advised to follow carbohydrate-controlled diets in order to minimize blood sugar spikes and manage their disease. Since many foods contain carbohydra...  Read more

Sick Day Tips for People with Diabetes

When you have diabetes, managing your blood sugar while you are sick or injured can be challenging. Any illness or injury—like a cold, the flu, a sprained ankle, a pulled tooth, or major surgery—can wreak havoc on your blood sugar control...  Read more

How to Treat Diabetes-Related Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c...  Read more

HELP! blood sugar too high!
Updated 11/24/2015 4:05:05 PM

Hi....For the last few weeks, my blood sugar has been way too high...up to 300 every day....I need some help to get it down....what do you do, take pills, eat to manage your blood sugar level? thanks!...  Read more

Donating blood today. Anyone have some tips on how
Updated 11/21/2015 4:54:58 PM

Donating blood today. Anyone have some tips on how this will affect the daily tracking?...  Read more

I have several questions about tracking blood pres
Updated 11/22/2015 12:49:34 PM

I have several questions about tracking blood pressure, blood sugar and water intake. there is no way to put in daily blood pressure and blood sugar reading. The water intake although you can put it in there is no report or charge that gives you your...  Read more

So I am new to this my blood sugar is a little ele
Updated 11/21/2015 11:40:08 PM

So I am new to this my blood sugar is a little elevated and I have gained 100lbs and am trying to get healthy not only for me but for my 10 month old son I am trying infused water and healthy smoothies and am looking for a friend to swap recipes with...  Read more

What helped me to balance blood pressure was havin

What helped me to balance blood pressure was having water with a cinnamon stick in it all day, ask your doctor first, or search and read but I can tell it helped me a lot! But too much of it may not be too good....  Read more

Garlic Can Help

Garlic helps lower blood pressure, controls blood sugar increasing the release of insulin in diabetics, and blood cholesterol...  Read more

Some things to help lower blood sugar

Cherries are als foods that lower blood sugar.Avocado contains fiber to help slow down blood sugar increases when added to a meal.Eat small slices of avocado through the day to balance blood sugar.Sweet Potatoes will digest slowly. Sweet Potatoes hav...  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

The Stress of Managing Aging Parents

Two years ago I lost my mother-in-law to liver cancer. From diagnosis to her passing we had less than 8 weeks to prepare for her death. It has been a very trying two years as my husband and I have spent countless hours teaching my father-in-law to ca...  Read more

Spotlight on High Blood Pressure: The 'Silent Killer'

Happy May! Have you moved past the ''resolution'' phase and established a consistent diet and exercise routine?  Hopefully your new lifestyle consists of healthy habits and you are really starting to get a feel for what it takes...  Read more

Coumadin blood check update

I DREADED this weeks blood test since the last three have been just awful. Greg had to keep reminding me to do it - I really delayed it to the very last moment possible. Greg pricked his own finger and dripped the blood PERFECTLY and it went throug...  Read more

Coumadin Blood check -

Okay, the last two blood checks were awful and the company sent out a new machine - just in case the first one was defective. Nurse Debi was once again on hand to help should we have problems again. And we did!!! I used the tube thingy to suck up...  Read more