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Diabetes Type 1 Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diabetes Type 1.

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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

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

How to Use SparkPeople When You Have Pre-Diabetes

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

How to Use SparkPeople When You Have Type 2 Diabetes

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

The Deal with Diabetes

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

Diagnosed with Pre-Diabetes
Updated 8/26/2014 11:58:07 PM

What is the best advice you can give to stop from developing full blown diabetes?...  Read more

Not eating enough or the right type of food??
Updated 8/6/2014 8:31:52 PM

For breakfast today I had a banana, a peach, coffee and an Oat fiber bar and 4 cups of water. This was spread out over the past 3 hours. According to the tracker this is 397 calories, my stomach is grumbling... I usually have lunch in about an hour....  Read more

Cardio for sciatic type pain
Updated 8/5/2014 9:47:12 AM

I have been having some tightness/pain in my lower right back, hip and bum. What type of cardio cn I do that will not agrivTe this. I was doing the Leslie Sansone walking DVDs but I think the side steps agrivTe that area. I don't have a bike or st...  Read more

diagnosed this week as having mild diabetes
Updated 7/24/2014 8:50:21 PM

24 I'm 65 years old, way overweight, with some health issues and have just been diagnosed as having diabetes. I'm pretty sedentary, but plan to start exercising, using the workout videos that I've found on this site. Hopefully, I'll keep up the mo...  Read more

18-Year-Old, College Bound, Type 2 Diabetic Female
Updated 7/24/2014 9:42:01 PM

Hi there! My name is Dez. As the title says, I am an eighteen-year-old lady who is ready to take her life in a new, healthy, and productive direction. Here are a few short and sweet facts about me: 1. I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes in Septem...  Read more

How To Overcome Diabetes!

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

Coffee, Magnesium, & Vitamin D For Overweight People

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

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

Be Aware of Your Diabetes Risk

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

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

Diabetes Type II Risk

For anyone with Type II Diabetes, there's really good news. You can beat it. Let me share my story: About five years ago, I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes. The doctor prescribed Metformin and I began taking daily glucose readings. But Diabe...  Read more

Question for my fellow Diabetes Type II friends......

Ok, so I've got this question that I've been pondering, just wondering if anyone else has an issue with this as well. So rather than just checking my BS fasting of a morning, my nutritionist is having me check it randomly at other times of the da...  Read more