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Insulin Pump Therapy Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Insulin Pump Therapy.

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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

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

How to Use SparkPeople When You Have Type 1 Diabetes

Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults manage type 1 diabetes, including our Spark*D Diabetes Management Progra...  Read more

The Secret Benefits of Massage

Just got a professional massage yesterday. First one ever. Swedish. Unbelievable relaxation. Took me out of my daily chaos and melted me right into the table. Sound faded into a shadowy haze. Muscles reawakened. Ability to speak--gone. In...  Read more

Anyone have trouble losing due to insulin resistan
Updated 5/3/2016 6:55:59 AM

Anyone have trouble losing due to insulin resistance?...  Read more

I'm a type 1 diabetic on an insulin pump trying to lose weight. It's hard because I feel like I'm co
Updated 5/2/2016 6:58:13 PM

I'm a type 1 diabetic on an insulin pump trying to lose weight. It's hard because I feel like I'm constantly chasing a low because I've eaten too little or chasing a high because I corrected a low. Any other type 1s here?...  Read more

Went to my second body pump class tonight. I think
Updated 4/29/2016 12:29:35 AM

Went to my second body pump class tonight. I think I love this class.😊 Last time I went every muscle in my body screamed at me for days afterwards,but I look forward to going again....  Read more

Insulin resistance. Has anyone lost weight after
Updated 4/27/2016 5:43:52 PM

Insulin resistance. Has anyone lost weight after the diagnosis? I have held my weight the same for a long time. Within 5 lbs regardless of macros, calories high or low, low carb,1 hr a day exercise and 9 weeks of 3 hrs of exercise a day. I have...  Read more

Hypothyroid & insulin resistance. Would like a friend of two for ideas & support!
Updated 4/25/2016 11:12:22 AM

Hypothyroid & insulin resistance. Would like a friend of two for ideas & support!...  Read more

Insulin: What You Need to Know

Insulin: What You Need to KnowExperts believe even more people with type 2 should take insulin to control blood glucose - the earlier, the better.If you live long enough with type 2 diabetes, odds are good you'll eventually need insulin," says Willia...  Read more

Work your muscles w/out exercising

Instead of using a chair we keep a big therapy ball at the computer desk and sit on it instead, I also try to use it in the living room while watching tv. You have to use all your muscles to stay upright and its hard to sit for longer than 5 minutes...  Read more

INSULIN RESISTANCE

We will be here to support you during the challenges of trying to lose while dealing with insulin resistance. Type 2 diabetics, PCOSers, prediabetics are all welcome!...  Read more

'Hey, Thats Exercise!' (Actually, It Might Not Be)

From Fitness MagazineAttention shoppers: Window shopping is not a workout. Which daily tasks do make the cut as exercise? FITNESS Magazine breaks it down here.WalkingDoes It Count? IT DEPENDSA leisurely stop-and-shop visit to the mall won’t ge...  Read more

6 Reasons Why You Feel Exhausted

Some days you know exactly why you feel worn out: maybe a curfew-breaking teen kept you up past your bedtime or your coughing kid has you coming down with something. Other days it's a mystery. "So many of my patients come to me saying they&#...  Read more