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Diabetes Symptoms Signs Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diabetes Symptoms Signs.

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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

How to Treat Diabetes-Related Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c...  Read more

Exercising with Type 2 Diabetes

If your doctor has diagnosed you with Type 2 diabetes, then she has probably already told you about the importance of adding exercise to your treatment plan. Physical activity can help you improve your blood sugar control, lose weight, and reduce you...  Read more

Healthy Smile, Healthy Body

You probably don't think about your teeth that much unless you drink something icy cold or your mom forces you to go to the dentist. However, you should really give your pearly whites a closer look. After all, your teeth are one of the first thin...  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

diabetes
Updated 12/15/2014 6:58:42 AM

good evening...i was just diognosed with diabetes and need to lose alot of wieght...im only 57 and wiegh 232 and im only 5 ft. im very scared that im not going to be able to do this and i know i cant do it alone...im on a limited income and cant aff...  Read more

pre-diabetes
Updated 12/12/2014 4:35:33 AM

Hello! Last week I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes. I always knew there was a chance because of preexsiting conditions. I bought the fit meter and soon will have that al activated! I am excited! 2 years ago I did lose 50lbs through modified car...  Read more

Today I signed up for a year of Sparkcoach. I real
Updated 12/12/2014 12:15:23 AM

Today I signed up for a year of Sparkcoach. I really hope it helps me stay on track. I've been doing fine most of the day then I get so hungry before bed time that I totally blow it. Any one have any tips to keep my appetite at bay in the evening?...  Read more

signing in
Updated 12/7/2014 10:19:44 PM

What "counts" as signing in each day? On several occasions it has shown I missed signing in ... 1 day streak, when I know I tracked food, etc that day....  Read more

Sweet Potatoes & Diabetes -- Good or Bad?
Updated 11/30/2014 10:23:47 AM

Hi Everyone, 1) Are sweet potatoes "healthy" to have as a pre-diabetic/diabetic? Or should they be avoided due to their sugar contents? 2) What kinds of sweets & sugar substitutes am I allowed to have twice weekly? I'm a 220 lb. fema...  Read more

Trouble losing weight, Fatigue, Headaches, Sweats, Dizziness, Yeast infections?

Most people don't even know ...These are all signs of pre-diabetes or diabetes. Other signs are frequent urination, always thirsty, tingling to the feet or hands, being tired all the time, itching. Ask your doctor for an A1C test, don't wait... thes...  Read more

Weight Gain?

If your body does not produce sufficient amounts of the thyroid hormone T4, symptoms of AN underactive thyroid result. Symptoms INCLUDE fatigue, FEELING BLUE, weight gain, hair loss, feeling cold often, constipation, brittle or splitting nails, memor...  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

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

7 Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

1. You’re overweight. Even being just 10 to 15 pounds overweight can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. If your child is overweight, make sure his pediatrician tests him, because type 2 diabetes is on the rise in kids. The encour...  Read more