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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 just join right now I look forward to getting he
Updated 10/1/2014 5:58:01 PM

I just join right now I look forward to getting healthy...  Read more

Is it a good signe that I stop eating after 6-7 pm
Updated 9/30/2014 9:02:22 PM

Is it a good signe that I stop eating after 6-7 pm and I am hungry at 8? So I won't eat anymore after 7 max and I assume I am using my fat to burn feeling hungry? Is this right?...  Read more

When you absolutely have to eat fast food. What do
Updated 10/1/2014 1:29:03 AM

When you absolutely have to eat fast food. What do you choose? What is the lesser of all evils?...  Read more

So this morning I decided to exercise before I ate
Updated 9/30/2014 8:21:19 PM

So this morning I decided to exercise before I ate breakfast. It was a bad idea because after I was done I was starving! And I ate a lot of food amd now I feel terrible about it :( the foods I ate are healthy but I feel so bad :, (...  Read more

I can't seem to get this right..
Updated 9/30/2014 11:24:00 PM

So... my introduction is pretty much this. I've been trying to get healthy for a month now. Got a step tracker, tracked my calories and felt great. Even went from 187 to 184. Then my job introducted a new postion at work called StoreSupport.. ba...  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