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Diabetes Disease Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diabetes Disease.

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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

Why Do I Need to See a Diabetes Educator?

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 23 million people in the United States. If managed well, people with diabetes can live normal, healthy lives. However, the many devastating effects of uncontrolled or poorly controlled diabetes are...  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

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

Sleeping Better for a Healthier Heart

We all know how great a good night's rest feels. You wake up feeling refreshed, energized and ready to tackle your day. Unfortunately, this rested feeling is the exception and not the norm for many who live busy lives in the modern world, and it&...  Read more

#firstpost just joined after diabetes diagnosis lo
Updated 7/19/2016 9:00:18 PM

#firstpost just joined after diabetes diagnosis looking for others for support :)...  Read more

I keep having my diabetes take over so much that i
Updated 7/18/2016 1:49:25 PM

I keep having my diabetes take over so much that it is getting harder for me to control. Just getting over being sick again. Hoping maybe I can get back on track. I do keep losing weight slowly probably because of my insulin and eating low carbs....  Read more

Diabetes test came back clear! I think that's a se
Updated 7/15/2016 9:22:57 AM

Diabetes test came back clear! I think that's a second chance if ever there was one! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ...  Read more

Just found out that I have gestational diabetes. I
Updated 7/15/2016 1:20:19 PM

Just found out that I have gestational diabetes. I was in denial until today. I got my tester and ate a normal lunch and then tested after an hour. 160 was my number. I made grilled chicken, carrots and corn for dinner and I got 102. #lowcarb...  Read more

Anyone else read Grain Brain? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ just started and never knew the link between diabetes and
Updated 7/14/2016 3:51:58 PM

Anyone else read Grain Brain? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ just started and never knew the link between diabetes and Alzheimer's was so strong! Becoming diabetic (type 2) DOUBLES your risk for it. This book is going to lead to a game change......  Read more

Clean out your mouth..PLEASE

Gum Disease is linked to heart disease, strokes & diabetes. High glucose levels in saliva promote the growth of bacteria that cause gum disease or infection and even tooth loss. Make sure to floss daily, brush after each meal and if your throat is d...  Read more

Periodontal disease

Dlife says, A twice-per-year dental cleaning will lower your blood sugar as well as any diabetes pill in our arsenalBugs that live in your teeth and gums. Eww. Gross. The brutal truth is that bacteria live, and thrive, on sugar. That’s probably why...  Read more

Managing Diabetes Group!

We are Managing Our Diabetes! And we will get it under control with good healthy eating and exercising, and the support of our Spark Friends! Come Join Us in your Quest to Become Healthy!...  Read more

In the News: The Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer's

Diabetes is a serious condition that can affect the heart, nerves, vision and other vital organs. But did you know that diabetes might also increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, and even increase the speed of progression once the disease strikes...  Read more

Let's Help Stop Diabetes during American Diabetes Month

Diabetes mellitus is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels as a result of defects in the body's ability to produce or use insulin. In 2006, diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death according to U.S. death certificates....  Read more