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How Does Alcohol Affect Blood Sugar Resources

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Eating with Diabetes: Alcoholic Beverages

Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Party Food

Birthday parties, holidays and other social events provide ample opportunity to relax and have a great time with friends and family. Attending a party when you're trying to lose weight is hard enough; for many people with diabetes, an invitation...  Read more

Alcohol and Weight Loss

Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h...  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

Answers to Your Beverage Questions

Q: Does cranberry juice help prevent bladder infections? A: Maybe. Cranberries contain two compounds that seem to prevent bacteria from sticking to cells in the kidney, bladder, and other parts of the urinary tract. The effect o...  Read more

How are you doing with your smoking cessation?
Updated 5/21/2015 5:43:35 PM

Inbeing active on SP all day, signing up as a Beachbody coach, and planning on going to the gym later, AND knowing I have the Electric Run in Brooklyn in September, I've decided that I need to quit. This would be the second time doing it.. the first...  Read more

Started may 1st as 260 and now 246.. Doing everyth
Updated 5/22/2015 9:06:47 AM

Started may 1st as 260 and now 246.. Doing everything by the book and lost more than expected 💪👍...  Read more

Has anyone tried P90x or is anyone doing it now? I
Updated 5/21/2015 9:30:25 AM

Has anyone tried P90x or is anyone doing it now? I started it this week with the Lean routine for faster weight loss. I gotta say I enjoy it so far even though it is tough. I can't wait for the results to show....  Read more

Must have done my "early weigh in" wrong yesterday. Did my actual weekly weigh in this morning I
Updated 5/21/2015 8:12:24 AM

Must have done my "early weigh in" wrong yesterday. Did my actual weekly weigh in this morning I made sure to step off the scale then back on 5 times to make are I was seeing the number 148 right this morning. Woohoo! 32lbs dropped!...  Read more

o got my best friend on board doing SP she loves i
Updated 5/21/2015 8:22:42 AM

o got my best friend on board doing SP she loves it so far. We are starting a challenge together June 1. Should be fun! 10 lbs in June is our goal...  Read more

Blood Sugar Rises to Fight An Illiness

Diuretics used for high blood pressure, water pills, can also raise blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Some anti-depressants may raise or lower blood sugar.Your blood sugar rises as your body works to fight off an illness. Drink water and other...  Read more

Some things to help lower blood sugar

Cherries are als foods that lower blood sugar.Avocado contains fiber to help slow down blood sugar increases when added to a meal.Eat small slices of avocado through the day to balance blood sugar.Sweet Potatoes will digest slowly. Sweet Potatoes hav...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

Is Your Exercise Routine Turning Into a Headache?

Do you ever finish a fast run or a terrific tennis match with a wonderful exercise high just to have it diminished by a headache? Exercise headaches occur, just as the name suggests, during or after strenuous and sustained exercise. Activities such...  Read more

Alcohol and Weight Gain: Have We Had it Wrong All Along?

Did you down a couple of green-tinted beers this past Wednesday? What better time than post-St. Patty's Day to talk about how alcohol affects your weight. One new study questions if what we thought we knew about alcohol and weight management holds tr...  Read more