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
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
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c... Read more
You probably don't think about your teeth that much unless you drink something icy cold or your mom forces you to go to the dentist. However, you should really give your pearly whites a closer look. After all, your teeth are one of the first thin... Read more
You probably don't think about your teeth that much unless you drink something icy cold or that little postcard reminding you to schedule your next dental appointment shows up in the mail. However, you should really give your pearly whites more a... Read more
In July I was put on insulin for my diabetes. Sta r ed doing what the Dr. Told me to do years ago, counting carbs. It has kept my sugar in check, but I have also lost 55 lbs. Just finished a hike in the smokes 4 miles. Love it.... Read more
32 weeks pregnant with gestational diabetes, this is my 2nd pregnancy, before I got pregnant with my first I was 190 lbs i was 260 after I had her then got down to 220 then got pregnant again and now I'm 292. I feel huge and disgusting. Advice please... Read more
Am I doing something wrong? I've been signing in almost everyday for over a month now. Being really successful in losing weight 2. I joined spark people because I heard people encourage each other. I haven't experienced any of that. How do I connect?... Read more
If you have horizontal ridges on your fingernails this could be a sign of diabetes or kidney disease. A Discoloration could also be a sign of an illness. if you developed ridges in the nails see your doctor please. dont wear nail polish all the time... Read more
If your itching, any number of reasons can cause it, but be aware that this could by an early sign of diabetes. Uric acid in your system could be the culprit or sugar. For a diabetic the itches can drive you mad sometimes &it can happen with or wit... Read more
Here's a shocking fact: Some 25% of people who have type 2 diabetes don't realize it. Three ways you can stay vigilant:Recognize the sneaky symptoms Do you have frequent yeast infections? Since extra glucose, or sugar, in your bloodstrea... Read more
This season's hottest Grey's Anatomy plotline, in which Dr. Izzy Stevens' hallucinations of her dead fiancÚ turn out to be caused by melanoma that spread to her brain and other organs, has surely unnerved more than one fan. Is this mole troublesome?... Read more
According to Life Choices, there are nine warning signs of Diabetes. Those warning signes are:
1.Excessive urination and thirst.
2.Weight loss with nausea, easy tiring, weakness, or irritability.
3.Craving for sweets or other food.
4.... Read more
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