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Blood Sugar Values Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blood Sugar Values.

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Sick Day Tips for People with Diabetes

When you have diabetes, managing your blood sugar while you are sick or injured can be challenging. Any illness or injury—like a cold, the flu, a sprained ankle, a pulled tooth, or major surgery—can wreak havoc on your blood sugar control...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Desserts and Sweets

I’d be willing to bet that most everyone has been told—and therefore believes—that people with diabetes cannot have any sugar and are resigned to living without dessert for the rest of their lives. Well, as a Certified Diabetes Educ...  Read more

Pros and Cons of the Glycemic Index

Imagine a categorizing system in which numbers are assigned to foods, allowing you to more easily choose foods that curb appetite, help shed excess pounds, lower your risk for diabetes, help maintain blood sugar levels, and improve heart health. Thes...  Read more

VIDEO: Sugar Shockers! How Much Sugar Are You Really Eating?

In this short video, Coach Nicole shows you how much added sugar is hiding in your favorite foods—and how you can cut back. For more information about hidden sugars in foods, check out this helpful resource from the USDA. Help us Spr...  Read more

Chronic Stress: Something to Worry About!

Stress. We feel it in our bodies, we talk about it with our friends, and we blame it for standing in the way of our happiness.  But do we do anything about it?  Most of us think that stress is an inevitable for people who live productive, f...  Read more

Tracking sugar
Updated 12/22/2014 6:10:55 AM

So I can set my dietary goal to help me track fiber but not sugar. I though maybe I could use "Glucose" to track a type of sugar but I'm not even sure how that would work given the definition of glucose Glucose: The simple sugar that is the chi...  Read more

Blood test results are coming in. .... everything
Updated 12/14/2014 12:45:23 PM

Blood test results are coming in. .... everything looks really midline. ... except ldl/hdl. Not worried about that tho. .... Now that I can move around again v (finally)..... won't take long to get those numbers under control....  Read more

low blood sugar and staying on track
Updated 12/14/2014 2:49:44 AM

As I look back at the challenges of keeping on track, there is a recurrent challenge -- low blood sugar. I am a diabetic and use an insulin pump. I get so frustrated when I am faithfully eating what I should, exercising and recording everything, on...  Read more

Day two, I have stuck to my diet! No sugar!
Updated 12/11/2014 8:55:09 PM

Day two, I have stuck to my diet! No sugar!...  Read more

Editing Nutritional Value of Manually Entered Food
Updated 12/8/2014 5:37:04 PM

I have entered the nutritional values for some foods on my nutrition tracker page that are either incorrect or need to be updated. Is there a way to delete the foods I've entered manually or edit the nutritional content that is incorrect? Again, thes...  Read more

It"s All About Tracking

Losing weight for me has been a life style. I lose and then I gain. I have discovered that the best way for me to lose weight and feel successful is to commit to tracking my food, exercise, and blood sugar values. This is the first time I have done a...  Read more

Some things to help lower blood sugar

Cherries are als foods that lower blood sugar.Avocado contains fiber to help slow down blood sugar increases when added to a meal.Eat small slices of avocado through the day to balance blood sugar.Sweet Potatoes will digest slowly. Sweet Potatoes hav...  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

You Asked: What is the Difference between Simple Carbohydrates and Complex Carbohydrates?

Simple carbohydrates are composed of one or two sugar units that are broken down and digested quickly, which can leave you feeling tired, hungry, and craving more sugar shortly after you’ve eaten. Recent research has shown that certain simple c...  Read more

Reduce Your Stroke Risk Eat More Fish

According to the National Stroke Association, a stroke or "brain attack" is the third leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability. Since up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable, knowing what you can do to r...  Read more