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MIZMAC4 SparkPoints: (29,746)
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6/9/12 8:15 A

I use the diabetic friendly site, but my biggest complaint is I do a lower carb diet than the 150 recommended so my food report always says I am too low in carbs. BUT I just ignore it. emoticon

SP_COACH_DEAN SparkPoints: (98,831)
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6/9/12 7:46 A

Hi, M

We do have a special section of the site that focuses on diabetes:

www.sparkpeople.com/resource/health_condit
ions.asp?condition=9


It includes a lot of general info about the condition, a list of all our articles related to it, and a section with appropriate recipes. Here's the page where you can set up how you participate in the program:



www.sparkpeople.com/resource/condition-set
tings.asp



Hope this helps.

Coach Dean

Edited by: SP_COACH_DEAN at: 6/9/2012 (07:52)
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MERRYROBYN Posts: 315
6/9/12 7:11 A

I have been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome which often leads to diabetes. My husband was just diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and we both need to count our carbohydrates per day. Its frustrating that SP doesn't offer a meal plan option that we can use. Its difficult to change you diet and think of options like spaghetti squash instead of spaghetti noodles. I know there are others on this site that would appreciate this option too.

Thank you,
Charles and Michelle

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