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Sugar Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sugar Diabetes.

The Buzz on Honey

The results of recent research on honey have the nutrition world a-buzzing. Honey has joined the ranks of foods like chocolate, coffee, and eggs—foods once considered sinful that have recently been proven healthy (in moderation, of course). The...  Read more

Home Blood Glucose Monitoring for People with Diabetes

Checking your blood sugar at home, sometimes called self blood glucose monitoring (SBGM), is an important step in diabetes management. Because individualized diabetes care is associated with better diabetes management, it is important to get your doc...  Read more

How to Treat Diabetes-Related Hypoglycemia

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

Preventing Diabetes Complications

Diabetes is a disease that can be prevented in most cases and treated successfully in the rest. But improper management of this disease can cause serious complications in many different areas of the body. If you have diabetes or are at risk for devel...  Read more

Exercising Safely with Type 1 Diabetes

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

new to Diabetes
Updated 4/12/2014 1:05:03 AM

I have just been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I knew it was going to happen but I ignored the warning signs. Now I am hoping I can get some help with menus. My A1C is 7.1, not terrible but has to be lowered. I am also overweight by about 15 lbs. I...  Read more

Sugar and caffeine (and other junk food) detox
Updated 4/11/2014 9:20:11 PM

Hi all. So, I've seen some documentaries recently about the junk we put in our body and about veggie/fruit juice detox diets. I can't afford to do a juice detox right now. I have heard it can be rather expensive. I would actually have to buy a juicer...  Read more

Tracking Sugar in Food
Updated 4/5/2014 12:30:46 PM

Ii just added "sucralose" to track 0-25 grams. Is that the correct nutrient to calculate all my sugar listed in my food ingredients?...  Read more

Sugar addict
Updated 4/6/2014 6:50:28 AM

Hi! I've been on spark for a week and am still trying to navigate all the great tools here. I am kicking the sugar habit and hope to find some sparkers with similar challenges. 213...  Read more

Low Carb / Sugar Free Crepes
Updated 4/3/2014 12:34:04 PM

In my quest to make breakfast still tastey yet lower in carbs and lower in sugar and healthier for my kids (and me) here is what I made today and it turned out great! Kids loved it. 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup protein powder ( I used su...  Read more

Periodontal disease

Dlife says, A twice-per-year dental cleaning will lower your blood sugar as well as any diabetes pill in our arsenalBugs that live in your teeth and gums. Eww. Gross. The brutal truth is that bacteria live, and thrive, on sugar. Thatís probably why...  Read more

Is There a 'Safe' Blood Sugar Level?

Yes, there is a safe blood sugar level. It is the optimum range that safely provides the body with adequate amounts of energy. For the average person, it is 70 to 105 mg/dl in a fasting state. (Diabetes is diagnosed when the fasting blood glucose lev...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

In the News: The Fastest Way to Improve Your Diet

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. The Fastest Way To Improve Your DietFind out why eating leafy green vegetables can have a tremendous impact on your diet for very little effort. From MindBodyGreenLow blood...  Read more

Be Aware of Your Diabetes Risk

Since November is Diabetes Awareness Month, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you about all the tools and content you can find on SparkPeople to help you successfully manage your diabetes whether you've been diagnosed as pre-diabetic o...  Read more

In the Lilies #2, Experts Speak on Sugar & Diabetes

Marvelous Monday - Core ST & walking. Does anyone have first-hand experience using the SparkPeople Store pedometer? www.sparkpeoplestore.com/product.cfm?uid=6
12135&context=category&showInactive=N $18.85 includes shipping. My Omron HJ...  Read more

Jonathan Roche NEWO, & Experts Speak Out on Sugar & Diabetes

Happy Hump Day! It is Wonderful Woo Hoo Wednesday! 244 244 244 244 Wed is core ST, walking, clean out the fridge day in prep for grocery day, review online grocery ads and make lists, I'm having stir fry for supper out of fridge leftovers f...  Read more