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
So don't follow a diet that tells you "eat this, don't eat that". For me, that is a recipe for failure within a week. I started doing exercise I like and eating better portion sizes of food I like. Life is too short to eat bad food (or food you hat... Read more
i don't know why I try to diet or take things away, it feels like punishment. I'm so over it. Diets are really hard and a lot of the time they are gross. I like healthy food why can't I allow myself to just eat and be merry? I bet It would be nice... 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
Paula Deen's recent announcement that she has type 2 diabetes set the media ablaze with speculation and discussion regarding the role of her diet and the potentially deadly disease. Some critics claim that her high-fat, high-calorie, high-sodium... 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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