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
Contrary to popular belief, type 2 diabetes (a chronic disease) isn’t caused by eating lots of sweets. Actually, the cause is still unknown, but there are certain factors that are known to increase a person’s risk of developing this metab... Read more
Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults manage type 2 diabetes, including our Spark*D Diabetes Management Progra... Read more
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
Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults take control of pre-diabetes. Studies have shown that by making healthy... Read more
Hey, I'm Carrie. I've been going to a Pure Barre studio pretty religiously since February when I started getting serious about losing weight and getting healthy. I am addicted to it and the results I've had. I know many people do at home Barre workou... 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
I love the Peek Frean Lifestyle cookies (these things: asset5.wellmedia.ca/i/44215eb41f6de9de0f3c cbdc5cdb025c_ra,w403,h403_pa,w403,h403 .jpeg ), but I wanted to find a recipe so I could make them at home, and tinker around with them a bit.
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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
I use to be able to type with speed all of foods into my tracker, the correct, most accurate guess would come up, and I'd easily find it. But now this input method has changed and it doesn't even guess exactly what I typed. It tries to guess my words... Read more
High coffee consumption could be associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, suggest Dutch researchers in a letter in the recent issue of British medical journal The Lancet. Reported in January's issue of Diabetes Care that the men and women w... Read more
1. You’re overweight. Even being just 10 to 15 pounds overweight can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. If your child is overweight, make sure his pediatrician tests him, because type 2 diabetes is on the rise in kids. The encour... Read more
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 1998 I was looking after our property, my DH was in hospital for a short time and I felt tired and was drinking a lot.
I put it down to the extra weight I was carrying – I was at least 170kg (375lb) and the extra work, as well as it being summer... Read more
I'm glad that more research is being done. They are looking for study participants. Looks interesting. Pass it on if you know of anybody who might be a good candidate.
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