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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

Having diabetes and seeing what my grandma went th
Updated 8/22/2016 9:15:01 PM

Having diabetes and seeing what my grandma went through before passing has helped me to stay on track and make a change for a healthier future #icandothis...  Read more

My sister was just diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes,
Updated 8/15/2016 9:54:58 PM

My sister was just diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, which means 3 out of 5 of my siblings and both my parents have diabetes. My odds aren't very good. What should I do?...  Read more

#diabetes #allergies #parenting #brides #motivatio
Updated 8/13/2016 4:13:46 PM

#diabetes #allergies #parenting #brides #motivation. I have several battles ahead of me just going to have to keep on pushing through them. get divorced, plan a wedding, get stepdaughter full time, and remain healthy for unborn baby. I got this....  Read more

Gosh, I weigh 268 ilbs. I gained 95 lbs since 2005. Sucks! Now I have diabetes, so I've decided to t
Updated 8/11/2016 2:55:06 PM

Gosh, I weigh 268 ilbs. I gained 95 lbs since 2005. Sucks! Now I have diabetes, so I've decided to take my health more serious. I started a 1800 calorie a day diet. Low carbs. My doctor wants me to only snack on vegetables for the next year (sic)....  Read more

Any ideas for losing weight with diabetes and on i
Updated 8/6/2016 4:07:06 PM

Any ideas for losing weight with diabetes and on insulin?...  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

People with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Have trouble Processing Fats

Healthy Living reports: Diabetes the body's inability to process sugars&starches. Less well known are the problems that people with diabetes have processing fats in their diet which raise triglycerides. Type 2 diabetes is largely a "man-made" disease...  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