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
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
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
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
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
I am trying to get low carb again (I go in spurts, unfortunately). Problem is I have problems with gall stones, which are caused by higher fat, IBS that has a problem with fiber and I can hardly eat many vegetables (cannot eat cruciferous or beans),... Read more
We had our wkly Bible fellowship tonight & I ate dessert. Alas it put me over my calorie limits but I know all isn't lost. Will do additional walking anyway. Life's to short to sweat the small stuff! One day at a time :)... Read more
Anyone up to do a 30 Day challenge with me for the month of August? Eat right, drink water, blog daily, workout and keep each other accountable. #AugustChallenge #friendfinder #motivated #food #exercise #goals... Read more
Because of timing I had to eat a late supper about 8:30. It's now 9:30 and I'm so hungry. I have a few calories left but I don't want to use them. I think I will go to bed early and hope to get to sleep.... Read more
Check the food recommendations for your Blood Type. Eating according to your blood type maximizes metabolic efficiency, especially if you scrub accumulated Lectins from your receptor sites. See the DEFLECT for your blood type at www.northamericanph... Read more
Know your blood type? Then read Eat Right 4 Your Type and learn what foods you should Avoid and which are Highly Beneficial to maximize your health potential. This has changed my life and now combined with Spark. I can't wait to see what happens. As... Read more
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
It's no secret that delicious avocados can be the shining star in guacamole, salads, sandwiches and as the creamy center of your California roll. But did you know that avocados are packed with nutritients and make a great diet food, even with th... Read more
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