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Diabetes Sugar Alcohol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diabetes Sugar Alcohol.

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Eating with Diabetes: Alcoholic Beverages

Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals...  Read more

What Are Sugar Alcohols?

If you spend any time looking at nutrition labels, you’ve probably noticed some intriguing ingredients in sweet foods that are touted as diet-friendly, sugar-free, low-carb, or even formulated for people with diabetes. One ingredient, known as...  Read more

Understanding Hypoglycemia

Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Party Food

Birthday parties, holidays and other social events provide ample opportunity to relax and have a great time with friends and family. Attending a party when you're trying to lose weight is hard enough; for many people with diabetes, an invitation...  Read more

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

smoothies, blueberries, and decreasing sugar
Updated 3/4/2015 6:36:42 PM

I have a big bag of frozen blueberries that I want to make something but I don't have a lot of ideas. I did find a healthy muffin recipe so I will be making that. I looked for pancake recipes but didn't find a lot. I like a thinner batter and modifyi...  Read more

Fresh is always better than canned! No added sugar
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Fresh is always better than canned! No added sugar, salt or anything unnatural like preservatives....  Read more

Outstanding Resource on diabetes
Updated 2/28/2015 12:52:09 PM

This is a video series published by Dr. Richard Bernstein that is available for free to watch on youtube. Dr. Bernstein is a type 1 diabetic himself and has a life-time of experience and research to share. Highly recommended for anyone with blood-sug...  Read more

Diabetes type 2 and food goals?? My diabetes is we
Updated 2/25/2015 11:44:13 AM

Diabetes type 2 and food goals?? My diabetes is well out of control but im unsure of the calorific goals i should be aiming for! I'm 5 foot 6 inches, currently weigh 170lbs and would describe myself as big boned. PLEASE help...  Read more

Day 2 of stepping down from sugar. Only had a prot
Updated 2/25/2015 1:03:41 AM

Day 2 of stepping down from sugar. Only had a protein shake before my workout.. Got a headache lol.. Anyone else have experience with this?...  Read more

Blood Sugar Rises to Fight An Illiness

Diuretics used for high blood pressure, water pills, can also raise blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Some anti-depressants may raise or lower blood sugar.Your blood sugar rises as your body works to fight off an illness. Drink water and other...  Read more

Time Your Eating

This was from my diabetes educator. Try not to eat closer than 2 hours apart, but never go more than 5 waking hours without at least a snack. Also, if your blood sugar is high in the morning, have a snack (1 or 2 carbs and a protein) just before be...  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

Glucerna Hunger Smart Snack Bars and Shakes

Editor's Note:  This is a sponsored post from a SparkPeople advertiser. Whether you want to lose weight or simply eat healthier, enjoying a couple of snacks each day is a smart habit for many people. Eating a planned snack between meals can...  Read more

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 90%

A study from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that the majority of new cases of diabetes in those over 65 could be prevented by modest changes in lifestyle. We've always known that type 2 diabetes is a disease that can largely be prevented...  Read more