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
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
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
Physical activity is associated with many health benefits and is an important part of any healthy lifestyle. For individuals with type 1 diabetes, exercise provides additional benefits—and its own set of risks. In this article, we'll explor... Read more
I have been trying to join the Spark Anaheim team all day. But,when I click on join, it takes me to the Spark America Page and tells me to sign up. I am already signed up and there is no other way to join that I can see.
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Previously I could look at SparkAmerica as it applied to me. Now with the new SparkAmerica, it doesn't seem to have a sign-in page. I was going to fill out the application page, but then it wanted me to get a new SparkName since I am already using mi... Read more
I know there are many here who are affected by diabetes or metabolic syndrom. Many people have diabetes and have no idea as this disease is often not diagnosed until it is too late.
I found this video very encouraging and wish that every doctor cou... Read more
All of a sudden--- I can't find a way to change my weight loss goal. I see nothing on the Start page, and have NOT signed up for Spark5.
I do not want to reset and lose everything. I've always been able to change it before, so this is something... Read more
hi i am peggy,i am new here and would like to make some news friends to see if we can help each other reach our goals, i am a diabetic and my BS are all over the board,my diabetic dr has changed my insulin amounts 4 times in 2 months now, so now i h... 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.
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