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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

I am diabetic and soon will have an insulin pump.
Updated 9/14/2015 5:32:36 PM

I am diabetic and soon will have an insulin pump. I will need to know how to count carbs. Can anyone give me advice on how to easily count carbs?...  Read more

Anyone have thoughts about resistance bands for qu
Updated 9/10/2015 8:58:10 PM

Anyone have thoughts about resistance bands for quick workouts while at work? I have lots of free time at work and want to supplement my current workouts with some here at work!...  Read more

Arg! It's so annoying being insulin resistant and
Updated 9/7/2015 12:35:02 AM

Arg! It's so annoying being insulin resistant and prediabetic. Others can eat whatever they want. I have to watch everything and others eat everything. I am healthier but it can be so annoying. But I'm healthier and doing the right thing for me.......  Read more

i was told by my doctor my insulin levels was hig
Updated 9/4/2015 11:19:17 PM

i was told by my doctor my insulin levels was high and i nees to lose wieght and change my diet i really am ready do lose the pound but dont know where to syart i tryed gyms but it dont work for me help...  Read more

Question about insulin resistance
Updated 9/4/2015 3:46:13 PM

Have another question. I don't get the opportunity to ask my doctor a bunch of questions because they are always trying to rush the patients in and out. My doctor is nice, don't get me wrong, I think its the corporations they work for just want to...  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