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What Is Blood Glucose Resources

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The Deal with Diabetes

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

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

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

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

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

I am a pre bariatric surgery patient. This app was
Updated 2/7/2016 4:38:30 PM

I am a pre bariatric surgery patient. This app was suggested to track my food. . I have gained and lost a lot of pounds over many years. I feel like it is the right choice has anyone else gone this route. I made an informed thoughtful decision....  Read more

Ugh I am only on day 1 and I am craving a cookie !
Updated 2/7/2016 2:39:49 PM

Ugh I am only on day 1 and I am craving a cookie !! Help...  Read more

Starting over. I am on week three and down 11 poun
Updated 2/7/2016 12:42:25 PM

Starting over. I am on week three and down 11 pounds but have another 40-50 lbs to go....  Read more

I am on day 7 of the 21 Day Fix program. I have on
Updated 2/7/2016 12:39:18 PM

I am on day 7 of the 21 Day Fix program. I have only been doing the food. Looking for anyone else who may be using the program....  Read more

I am looking for a low carb diet..just found out I
Updated 2/7/2016 11:41:50 AM

I am looking for a low carb diet..just found out I am type 2.....  Read more

Record your insulin use

Checking your blood glucose and recording the results can help tell you how well your insulin is working.Your doctor needs to look at your blood glucose results and your record of insulin doses. Ask about when your insulin starts to work, when it wo...  Read more

Diabetic? You should take extra precautions when driving.

Check your blood glucose before you go out and at least every 4 hours after.Take you blood glucose testing supplies with you, along with a fast-acting sugar source in case you go low.While you are driving if you feel that you have low blood glucose,...  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

Is Everyone Being Too Hard on Paula Deen?

Paula Deen's recent announcement that she has type 2 diabetes set the media ablaze with speculation and discussion regarding the role of her diet and the potentially deadly disease. Some critics claim that her high-fat, high-calorie, high-sodium...  Read more

You Asked: Will Fasting Jump-Start My Weight-Loss Efforts and Boost My Health?

Fasting has long been touted as a healthy process with many benefits such as cleaning the system, ridding the body of so-called toxins, benefiting the intestinal track, boosting metabolism, and jumpstarting weight loss. However none of these notions...  Read more

My blood glucose is going down.

Day 48 Heavy Cleaning or house cleaning ⊗ 47 minutes 421 calories burned My morning blood glucose was 142. Thank You, Lord in Jesus Name and for leading me to the low carb high fat way of eating....  Read more

I'm doing something different to lower my blood glucose

Day 42 Walked 2.41 Mi / 3.88 Km Pedometer read: 2.91 mile and 6,158 steps. We walked the same way we did yesterday, but I wore the pedometer instead of hubby. I have shorter legs! 53 minutes 304 calories burned I found a very strict diet...  Read more