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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

Looking for a buddy! Never done this before but I'
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Looking for a buddy! Never done this before but I'm 22F and looking to lose about 20. Lmk if anyone is interested!...  Read more

Blood pressure today was 110/74! YAY exercise!
Updated 12/1/2015 11:05:10 PM

Blood pressure today was 110/74! YAY exercise!...  Read more

so went to doctor to check my blood pressure I hav
Updated 12/1/2015 7:37:56 PM

so went to doctor to check my blood pressure I have had essential hypertension since I was 19 and this time my doctor is concerned it was 137 over 97 so in 3 months if I dont get my act togethwr she is raising my meds I dont want that...  Read more

How's everyone doing? I'm really struggling with t
Updated 12/1/2015 7:52:04 PM

How's everyone doing? I'm really struggling with the dark mornings and cold weather :(...  Read more

Since I started the low sugar low carb diet I find
Updated 12/1/2015 6:19:47 PM

Since I started the low sugar low carb diet I find now that after 3 weeks I don't want sugar ! I'm not attracted to it like before....  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