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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

I am new to this, new to eating healthy, new to ex
Updated 3/5/2015 9:07:08 PM

I am new to this, new to eating healthy, new to exercise. I've signed up at a local gym and am excited to get started!!...  Read more

How often should I eat?
Updated 3/5/2015 11:35:18 PM

I keep hearing that I should eat 5-6 times a day to keep up my metabolism but I am wondering how o far apart I should spread those meals out. I was trying to shoot for every 3 hours but that doesn't really work with my schedule. I work a phon...  Read more

Please enduldge my little pity party: I am eating
Updated 3/5/2015 4:19:31 AM

Please enduldge my little pity party: I am eating between 1200-1500 calories and doing 20 miles on my stationary bike every day. Yet I'm not losing weight. What the heck??...  Read more

I was sick for a wk and got way off track with eat
Updated 3/5/2015 7:02:27 PM

I was sick for a wk and got way off track with eating healthy and exercise. I was doing so good! I need to just snap out of this ffunk I'm in and just get back at it! Yup, that's what I need to do..and I will! ...  Read more

I'm not big on eating first thing so I usually hav
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I'm not big on eating first thing so I usually have a yogurt or a bowl of Special K then some fruit in the late morning for a snack....  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