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Diet And Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diet And Diabetes.

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

Why Do I Need to See a Diabetes Educator?

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 23 million people in the United States. If managed well, people with diabetes can live normal, healthy lives. However, the many devastating effects of uncontrolled or poorly controlled diabetes are...  Read more

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

Extreme Weightloss...Encouraging TV or Diet Porn?
Updated 7/9/2014 11:54:49 PM

So DW and I have been watching DVR'd shows of "Extreme WeightLoss". For any of you that haven't seen it, it is kind of like "The Biggest Loser" without the competition part. Many of the same Dramatic Aspects such as the randomized scale readi...  Read more

Keeping track on the paleo diet
Updated 7/8/2014 6:48:44 PM

I was wondering what would be the correct settings for your calorie/carb/fat/protein intake? I feel on the paleo diet and using the spark counter it's not working. I feel what spark people have it set at for my recommendation is wrong. If you can und...  Read more

Tracking on the paleo diet
Updated 7/8/2014 7:25:20 PM

I was wondering what would be the correct settings for your calorie/carb/fat/protein intake? I feel on the paleo diet and using the spark counter it's not working. I feel what spark people have it set at for my recommendation is wrong. If you can und...  Read more

Messing up on the diet
Updated 7/9/2014 9:17:20 AM

Hi, My name is Christa and I lost 6-7 pound then I gained 10. I felt disgusted and upset I gain. I sometime write down what I put in my mouth and other days I don't. I really want to lose the weight. I can't stand drinking water alone. .An...  Read more

Starting Dukan diet today!!!! Who wants to join???
Updated 7/9/2014 10:46:35 AM

Hi everyone! I don't believe in diets BUT after gaining 65lb of fat after being fit and lean i needed a structure to get me back on shape, and reteach my eating habits. I did a ton of research including reading Dr. Dukan's book on it. And since i LOV...  Read more

Medical Mutual Ins Offers FREE Diabetes Supplies

Hi All, If you are Insured by Medical Mutual, They offer FREE Diabetes Supplies. Call the Super Well Disease and Maternity Managemant Program at 1-800-861-4826,I get ALL of my Diabetes Supplies like test strips, lancets, Test Solution, etc. in the m...  Read more

Pears are a low-carb fruit

Pears are a low-carb fruit and a wise addition to your diet or diabetes meal plan. They are a good source of potassium and fiber. Try sliced pears in your spinach salad for a change of pace....  Read more

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  Read more

The Secret to Getting Kids to Eat Right

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Adults whose moms were obese may die sooner, study saysIf you're thinking about losing weight before trying to conceive, be sure to read this story, about a new study f...  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

Low carb ketogenic-type diet beats low-calorie diet for diabetes and weight loss

"Fat generally and saturated fat specifically came to be blamed for causing heart disease, obesity and cancer. Eventually this unfounded belief became ingrained as our national dogma. Saturated fat is really not bad for health. The most rigo...  Read more

Diet and diabetes

I'm trying to see how my food intake impacts my BG number. I started tracking my BG yesterday. Tracking it like I want to do will become expensive, I can see. Those supplies are mighty expensive. Anyway, yesterday I tracked twice: a pre-meal...  Read more