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
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
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
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 1 diabetes, including our Spark*D Diabetes Management Progra... Read more
I have been dieting almost a year on and off.(after a baby.) Well i have been sticking to it since August 23, and im finally losing weight. Ive lost 10lbs. Im so excited:) Here's to more weight loss for me, and to the many of you on here. Go us!!!!!... Read more
On top of losing insurance and dieting, I'm gonna have to do it on a budget. I'm living off ramen and bologna sandwiches. I can't spend more than 80 every two weeks for two people. For now at least. Healthy budgeting is all new to me. Any tips?... Read more
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 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
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
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
"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
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
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