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Insulin Resistance Symptoms Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Insulin Resistance Symptoms.

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

Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  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

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

What is Pre-Diabetes?

Before developing the serious health condition of type 2 diabetes, a person will almost always have pre-diabetes beforehand. But pre-diabetes is a condition without symptoms, meaning that many people can have it without even knowing it. Left unchecke...  Read more

Question for anyone with a "magnetic resistance" e
Updated 11/27/2015 10:59:34 AM

Question for anyone with a "magnetic resistance" elliptical (not motorized) do you track as elliptical or stationary bike?...  Read more

Resistance levels for cardio machines?
Updated 11/24/2015 11:27:38 PM

I have a Nordictrack Elliptical that i try to get on everyday (at least for 20 minutes), but there are no calories burned modifiers for that on them. Is there a plan to modify this without creating a custom exercise? Today i ran for 25 minutes, at a...  Read more

cardio - resistance balance
Updated 11/17/2015 10:47:01 AM

Hi! I've just increased to 4 cardio workouts a week (45-60 mins each), one Body Pump weights class and 1 or 2 yoga classes. I walk or bike quite a bit for transportation. So I get a lot of cardio. The Pump class is major resistance and the...  Read more

Insulin Resistance
Updated 11/17/2015 1:18:15 PM

I've been hearing a lot about insulin resistance recently. They say you can 'turn it around'. But I'm wondering how can you do that? Just by eating healthy and avoiding refined carbs? It's confusing to me!!...  Read more

I suffer from IBS. I've kept track of my symptoms
Updated 11/10/2015 8:54:27 AM

I suffer from IBS. I've kept track of my symptoms and what I ate when I experience the dreaded sickness! I know sweets are triggers as well as possible bread? Still not sure on that. I'm bloated most days too. Anyone else suffer from IBS?...  Read more

Food is the cheapest medicine you can buy

Be sure to include the 4 food groups in all your meals, & donít forget to check the labels for trans fats and high-fructose corn syrup. Little by little, making better food choices will help you reverse your insulin resistance within weeks. Nutrient...  Read more

Not losing weight but gaining instead: check your thyroid and blood sugar levels!

The past 14 years I've gradually put on 50 lb but without knowing why. During the past 7 years I was diagnosed with 32 food sensitivities, a low thyroid and insulin resistance! So if you too can't lose weight and keep gaining make sure to be tested f...  Read more


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

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 "women wh...  Read more

Tips for a Healthy Summer with Diabetes

It's summertime! Did you know that if you have diabetes you need to be extra careful during the summer? Do you know which summer footwear is better for people with diabetes? Do you know if sunburns affect blood sugar levels? Do you know how to...  Read more