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Glucose Blood Levels Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Glucose Blood Levels.

The Deal with Diabetes

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

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

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

Understanding Hypoglycemia

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

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

Had my first blood draw today since finding out I'
Updated 9/18/2016 7:43:35 AM

Had my first blood draw today since finding out I'm pregnant...I'm still in shock! Find out blood test results Tuesday. Hoping my numbers double correctly...doing good eating little snacks every few hours...eating healthier too...  Read more

My fasting glucose tested @104 twice in the last 6
Updated 9/18/2016 7:52:51 AM

My fasting glucose tested @104 twice in the last 6 months. my dr won't give me a pre-diabetes diagnosis because she says it will follow me for the rest of my life. Insurance won't pay for any nutrition councilor unless I have the diagnosis. Ideas pls...  Read more

We define activity level as: sedentary (sitting mo

We define activity level as: sedentary (sitting most of the day), lightly active (standing a lot - nurse, teacher), or active (moving around all day - waiter). Sedentary includes light walking on the job, light housekeeping, running errands, etc....  Read more

I am trying to eat better and keep my sugar levels
Updated 9/17/2016 3:38:59 AM

I am trying to eat better and keep my sugar levels even. But I can't get past my snacking habits. I love chips and other junk food. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. HELP!!! #diabetes #diet #food #health...  Read more

I will hit level 12 tomorrow. Just noticed that lo
Updated 9/15/2016 5:24:19 AM

I will hit level 12 tomorrow. Just noticed that lol...  Read more

Whole Wheat Bread

Most kinds of whole wheat bread affect your blood sugar just like white bread, so if you are concerned about your blood glucose levels try Rye & pumpernickel breads as they are lower glycemic. No matter what kind of bread, your blood glucose levels w...  Read more

Steady Blood Glucose

I find by just walking 30-45 minutes five days a week helps keep my blood glucose levels intact....  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  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

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