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
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
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
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 feel so frustrated I have been on a healthy diet and workout everyday and don't go about my count but I have gained weight. My flexibility and energy have definitely increased but so is the number on the scale. Ugh... Read more
Here is some of my diet info for anyone interested:
The very first thing I did was to cut out of my diet anything that is processed like junk food and most things that come in a box, and anything with wheat in it especially. (very vaguely follow... 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
Fried okra is a delicious southern staple that pairs well with other hearty dishes. Unfortunately, eating it fried undoes many of the natural health benefits of this unique vegetable.Not only is okra extremely tasty in its own right, but it also prov... 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
Do you have diabetes? Does it seem that no matter what you do, you just can't get your glucose levels under control? I know that I do and I know that it's been really tough to lower my weight and also my glucose.
If I ate to lose weight, then my g... Read more
too many fats on Atkins are not good for the diabetes I have at this time. So after some research I have picked up a couple of books about diabetic diet plans. I need to have menus prepared for me as I hate to spend so much time working on food, food... Read more
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