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
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
Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults take control of pre-diabetes. Studies have shown that by making healthy... Read more
Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults manage type 2 diabetes, including our Spark*D Diabetes Management Progra... Read more
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
Mt husbands bp like hus diabetes is so out if control the dentist refused to work on him for fear he would have a stroke....I went back ti my old ways and have been emotionally eating. my sorrow is so great!... Read more
Hi! I'm a type 2 diabetic and new to sparks! I've already lost about 30 pounds and followed a Canadian cookbook for diabetics and through the summer have not been good at following a plan! Im hoping that there is someone with ideas for new foods.... Read more
I m a 52 yr old type 1 diabetic, I weigh 108 pds and wish to be 130pds. I am currently no stable with my blood sugars because I was not testing I started testing today and taking 32units if Lantis thru the pen needle. I do not anywhere on here how to... Read more
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 3 years ago and have spent all that time trying to get it under control, so I thought it was about time I did something about it, so here I am.
This time I will not only learn to control my diabetes, but I w... Read more
If you have Diabetes Type II, it is one of the easiest medical problem to overcome. It takes two things: eating heathy and daily exercises. God Bless Everyone, Vic, Team Leader of SP God's Family.... Read more
High coffee consumption could be associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, suggest Dutch researchers in a letter in the recent issue of British medical journal The Lancet. Reported in January's issue of Diabetes Care that the men and women w... Read more
Since November is Diabetes Awareness Month, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you about all the tools and content you can find on SparkPeople to help you successfully manage your diabetes whether you've been diagnosed as pre-diabetic o... Read more
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
Hi. My name is sharon. I'm 46 years old. I live in southern Indiana. I have had diabetes type 2 since 1999.My current a1c is 7.1%. I am going to try again on this weight loss journey and try to get my blood sugars back where they need to be. Its be... Read more
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