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Diabetes Symptoms Signs Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diabetes Symptoms Signs.

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

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

Exercising Safely with Type 1 Diabetes

Physical activity is associated with many health benefits and is an important part of any healthy lifestyle. For individuals with type 1 diabetes, exercise provides additional benefits—and its own set of risks. In this article, we'll explor...  Read more

Hidden Health Issues That Affect Your Skin and Hair

When you think about your skin and hair, you likely think about what products to use in order to keep them looking healthy, or what type of haircut you’ll get the next time you head to the salon. But the fact of the matter is that our skin and...  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

diabetes/stevia
Updated 4/19/2014 6:19:22 PM

Does stevia cause blood sugar spikes? I do not like the idea of artificial sweetener....  Read more

new to Diabetes
Updated 4/12/2014 1:05:03 AM

I have just been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I knew it was going to happen but I ignored the warning signs. Now I am hoping I can get some help with menus. My A1C is 7.1, not terrible but has to be lowered. I am also overweight by about 15 lbs. I...  Read more

Just signed up. Hoping this will help
Updated 4/9/2014 4:04:56 AM

This seems like the place I need to be and hope that I can get started on staying focused on my goals. I have a hard time with know what food has what in it. So far with the meal planning I think I can actually stay on track and keep motivated....  Read more

Diabetes....
Updated 3/31/2014 9:14:43 PM

What do you do when you swear your blood sugar is trying to sabotage you... If it keeps dropping and you have to keep eating.. Are there any tips...  Read more

New here. Signed up this week
Updated 3/29/2014 10:35:25 PM

I signed up earlier this week and then due to a remodel being done on the bathroom. We ended up in a local hotel, and my eating wasn't very healthy. I am 16 days away from being married 11 years. I have got some work to do on this old body of mine. I...  Read more

Trouble losing weight, Fatigue, Headaches, Sweats, Dizziness, Yeast infections?

Most people don't even know ...These are all signs of pre-diabetes or diabetes. Other signs are frequent urination, always thirsty, tingling to the feet or hands, being tired all the time, itching. Ask your doctor for an A1C test, don't wait... thes...  Read more

Weight Gain?

If your body does not produce sufficient amounts of the thyroid hormone T4, symptoms of AN underactive thyroid result. Symptoms INCLUDE fatigue, FEELING BLUE, weight gain, hair loss, feeling cold often, constipation, brittle or splitting nails, memor...  Read more

Managing Diabetes Group!

We are Managing Our Diabetes! And we will get it under control with good healthy eating and exercising, and the support of our Spark Friends! Come Join Us in your Quest to Become Healthy!...  Read more

Let's Help Stop Diabetes during American Diabetes Month

Diabetes mellitus is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels as a result of defects in the body's ability to produce or use insulin. In 2006, diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death according to U.S. death certificates....  Read more

7 Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

1. You’re overweight. Even being just 10 to 15 pounds overweight can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. If your child is overweight, make sure his pediatrician tests him, because type 2 diabetes is on the rise in kids. The encour...  Read more