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Blood Glucose Monitor Resources

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How to Use SparkPeople When You Have Type 2 Diabetes

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

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

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

I keep monitoring my calories and have been eating
Updated 7/23/2016 9:31:43 AM

I keep monitoring my calories and have been eating better( with some allowances here and there) and have been exercising more... but I'm not losing weight. Anyone else have this problem? I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong....  Read more

Looking for a chest strap heart rate monitor. I am
Updated 7/21/2016 9:40:40 AM

Looking for a chest strap heart rate monitor. I am thinking Wahoo Ticker X. Does anyone use this?...  Read more

Looking to add my trainer as a friend so she can monitor my food. Is that even possible?
Updated 7/19/2016 10:03:54 PM

Looking to add my trainer as a friend so she can monitor my food. Is that even possible?...  Read more

My A1C( 3 month test for blood sugar) is up. So ha
Updated 7/17/2016 11:20:00 PM

My A1C( 3 month test for blood sugar) is up. So have been taking my health more seriously. Took a 3 mile walk yesterday and a half a mile walk today and have been eating a lot of salads....  Read more

How do I log my glucose reading in my mobile spark
Updated 7/17/2016 10:36:52 AM

How do I log my glucose reading in my mobile sparks app? I don't see where to draw it #diabetes...  Read more

Blood Glucose Monitoring

I have found that to and keep my diabetes under tight control and my A1C levels below 6, I must monitor my blood glucose levels fasting in the morning and 2 hrs after lunch and supper and before my bedtime snack. That way I can plan my meals and snac...  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

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

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

Tips for a Healthy Summer with Diabetes

It's summertime! Did you know that if you have diabetes you need to be extra careful during the summer? Do you know which summer footwear is better for people with diabetes? Do you know if sunburns affect blood sugar levels? Do you know how to...  Read more