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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

Very productive yet sugar filled day.
Updated 2/12/2016 4:33:03 AM

Very productive yet sugar filled day....  Read more

Grrrr..... All I want is sugar today!!!!!
Updated 2/11/2016 6:14:35 PM

Grrrr..... All I want is sugar today!!!!!...  Read more

How do I get rid of my cravings for sugar and sal
Updated 2/11/2016 12:43:03 PM

How do I get rid of my cravings for sugar and salty foods. I work the 330 pm to midnight shift so I go to bed late and I usually don't eat until noon and my last meal is between 6p and 7p. I try to do gym 3 times a week but I'm still not losing lbs...  Read more

"Natural" sugar in veggie/fruit juice?
Updated 2/12/2016 1:30:22 AM

SP & WW advise to eat the fruit (orange) instead of drinking the juice (orange juice). My DH prefers juice. I bought a veggie/fruit juice: first ingredients listed are all juices from veggies & fruit. But the sugar amount is 25 g (same as the o...  Read more

We do not track sugar for several reasons, one of
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We do not track sugar for several reasons, one of which is that nutrition labels are not required to report it yet and therefore tracking would be incomplete. See this FAQ for details: http://www.sparkpeople.com/community/hel
p_answer.asp?id=120...  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

Study Shows 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 prevent...  Read more