"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne... Read more
So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu... Read more
Have you ever started a workout routine, thinking you’re doing everything right, only to find out there were some important things you missed? Here are some common workout mistakes that most of us have made from time to time, and what you can d... Read more
Evidence suggests that on February 14, 269 A.D., Valentine was martyred for secretly marrying countless couples and bringing together true love. Legend has it that the emperor of the time, Claudius II, believed that marriage weakened his army and... Read more
I don't know where to write on these message boards so here I am,
63, lots of health problems, practically again a Parent to 4, financial problems, I quite smoling 6 months ago, which noone cares about except to be able to harrass me about it. all... Read more
This morning when I took my blood sugar , it was 217. I did slip up and ate a cupcake! A few hours later I helped my husband cut our front and back yard. Took my blood sugar for the second time today and it was 76. Does excerise burn that much sugar?... Read more
I can't seem to set my carbs between 1 and 100 per day and still be able to use the diabetes glucose tracker. If I use the Diabetes plan thing, it puts me at like 150 to 200 carbs a day and that is WAAY too much for me. If I don't use it,... Read more
Hi, my name is Anita and I have been diagnosed with pre diabetes. I am married, 39 years old, no children and coming from some victories, losing 15 kgs (I used to weigh 90kg, I reduced to 73 a year ago but then suffered of hyperthyroidism. Well, I'm... Read more
I'm kicking my diabetes to the curb ...My tests came in very good!
This is after the first 3 months of being a diagnosed diabetic ...
I now have HgA1C at 6.5, down from 8.3 from 3 months ago ...
Fasting a.m. blood glucose is now 107, down... Read more
Diabetic people have low vitamin C levels. Vitamin C may reduce glycosylation. Vitamin C lowers sorbital in people with diabetes. Sorbital is a sugar that can accumulate and damage the nerves eyes and kidney of people with diabetes. C helps the hear... Read more
I am a health fanatic. I read everything I can get my hands on when it comes to healthy living--everything from nutrition to exercise to the role sleep plays in our lifestyle and on and on. If it has healthy and living in the title I read it. Recen... Read more
I canít tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success. Howev... Read more
After years of eating what they wanted, when they wanted, my parents now has type II diabetes.... A curse, some would say. Not to me! Having to take carbs out the diet or replacing them with good, whole carbs, is a blessing in disguise.
In Sout... Read more
Wow! Never thought I would be here. I am a forty something woman, 100 lbs overweight on blood pressure meds and recently diagnosed with Diabetes. I think this may be the wake up call that pushes me into action. I am paying more attention to my die... Read more
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