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Eating Right With Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eating Right With Diabetes.

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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

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

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

Why Do I Need to See a Diabetes Educator?

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 23 million people in the United States. If managed well, people with diabetes can live normal, healthy lives. However, the many devastating effects of uncontrolled or poorly controlled diabetes are...  Read more

What is Pre-Diabetes?

Before developing the serious health condition of type 2 diabetes, a person will almost always have pre-diabetes beforehand. But pre-diabetes is a condition without symptoms, meaning that many people can have it without even knowing it. Left unchecke...  Read more

Regardless of what I eat, I make sure to supplement to get enough of all my nutritional needs. I per
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Regardless of what I eat, I make sure to supplement to get enough of all my nutritional needs. I personally use Shaklee (amandaquinn.myshaklee.com). Additionally, you could try adding high quality fat to your veggies (ex: Kerry gold grass-fed butter)...  Read more

Any advice on how to overcome binge eating? Thank
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Any advice on how to overcome binge eating? Thank you!...  Read more

Getting frustrated. Been watching what. I eat been
Updated 8/23/2015 10:42:18 AM

Getting frustrated. Been watching what. I eat been walking and drinking my water and the scale won't budge. On the plus side I haven't gain...  Read more

I'm working out and eating good and only lost 1 lb
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I'm working out and eating good and only lost 1 lb in 3 weeks! Help!...  Read more

What do people eat that is easy to make but good f
Updated 8/23/2015 10:04:13 PM

What do people eat that is easy to make but good for weight loss for lunches and dinners?...  Read more

Be patient but proactive

This applies especially to those who are newly diagnosed, but also to the rest of us. It takes time to find the right amount/type(s) of meds, how many carbs to eat, how to deal with all of this life with diabetes. Be patient. Educate yourself (Americ...  Read more

World Diabetes Day Take Control of Your Diabetes

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and November 14 is World Diabetes Day. These global events will help improve the education and care of everyone touched by diabetes. To support these efforts and help you take control of your diabetes, we've crea...  Read more

MISparks

A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

Is Everyone Being Too Hard on Paula Deen?

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

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 90%

A study from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that the majority of new cases of diabetes in those over 65 could be prevented by modest changes in lifestyle. We've always known that type 2 diabetes is a disease that can largely be prevented...  Read more