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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

hey everyone! I'm new here and am looking for a ma
Updated 2/22/2015 5:46:17 AM

hey everyone! I'm new here and am looking for a major lifestyle change with eating. also looking for support along the way!!...  Read more

Need some friends! I am 31, 5'11", and 214#. I hav
Updated 2/21/2015 8:12:32 PM

Need some friends! I am 31, 5'11", and 214#. I have 39 pounds to lose still and need some friends to keep me accountable! Must be willing to check in daily! Thanks!...  Read more

I am looking for someone to help keep me accountab
Updated 2/21/2015 6:20:00 PM

I am looking for someone to help keep me accountable....  Read more

is there a way to track daily blood pressure?
Updated 2/21/2015 8:34:17 PM

is there a way to track daily blood pressure?...  Read more

Hi! I am a 39 year old teacher who is about to hav
Updated 2/21/2015 3:51:48 PM

Hi! I am a 39 year old teacher who is about to have Bariatric surgery. I am terrified. I have been dieting my entire andI I am at my heaviest weight ever. I am looking for buddies who will encourage me while teach myself a healthier way to live....  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

Carbs and Blood Glucose Testing

Carbs and Blood Glucose Testing Carbohydrates are the body's main source of fuel (energy). Starch and sugar in foods are Carbohydrates that convert to glucose (sugar) in the body. Your brain and Your body's cells need the glucose from carbohydra...  Read more

Another high Fasting blood glucose level:138

Is it the Eating Plan or me not working as I want it to? YES. So, today I'm going to listen to my body and eat and exercise accordingly. Let's see how THAT works out. It's a beautiful Saturday and I'm going to enjoy it in and take care of mysel...  Read more