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Insulin Resistance Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Insulin Resistance 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

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

Metabolism Through the Ages

As a child, I thought of metabolism as some mysterious, magical thing that you were either born with or without. Watching the kids that seemed to live on ice cream and pizza without gaining an ounce, the adults would say, "I wish I had...  Read more

Top 10 Reasons to Strength Train

Lifting weights. Resistance training. Pumping iron. No matter what you call it, strength training is important for boosting the overall health and well-being of people of all ages and fitness levels. While strength training can seem a bit intimidatin...  Read more

Have you joined the SP Diabetes Program? If you do
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Have you joined the SP Diabetes Program? If you do that and turn on meal plans, you can get some great meal ideas that way. You can join the program here: http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/diab
etes-diet-settings.asp...  Read more

I am 26 male I have type 2 diabetes and I have deg
Updated 9/23/2016 8:30:28 PM

I am 26 male I have type 2 diabetes and I have degenerative disc disease with 2 tears in 2 of my discs. I am wanting to lose weight to get more healthier. I currently weigh 318 but I am 6'5 my goal weight is 250. Need all the help I can get....  Read more

#diabetes#starting over with tracking #consistency
Updated 9/21/2016 5:52:47 PM

#diabetes#starting over with tracking #consistency problem....  Read more

You might check our Diabetes forum for a lot of he
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You might check our Diabetes forum for a lot of helpful information. Maybe that will help you create a plan for yourself. http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/livi
ng-with-diabetes.asp Good wishes!...  Read more

Has anyone reversed diabetes?
Updated 9/17/2016 11:09:14 AM

Has anyone reversed diabetes?...  Read more

What Causes Type 2 Diabetes?

What Causes Type 2 Diabetes?Insulin is a hormone made in the pancreas that allows glucose (sugar) to leave the bloodstream and enter the cells to be used as fuel.Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas doesn't make enough insulin, or the cells of th...  Read more

Alzheimer's Tied to Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance may be a worthwhile treatment target to prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease, several studies reported here suggested.Patients with Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment receiving 40 IU/day of intranasal insulin detemir...  Read more

Managing Diabetes Group!

We are Managing Our Diabetes! And we will get it under control with good healthy eating and exercising, and the support of our Spark Friends! Come Join Us in your Quest to Become Healthy!...  Read more

Could You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

Since the 1940's a relationship between certain metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease has been recognized. In the 1980's this association began being known as syndrome X or metabolic syndrome.Last week, a new study revealed that &quo...  Read more

Sleep & Diabetes: Does the Risk Rise at Night?

A new study published in Cell Metabolism shows that up to 30 percent of people could have a higher sensitivity to melatonin, the sleepiness-inducing hormone that reduces the production of insulin. This is caused by a change to a melatonin receptor g...  Read more