If your doctor has diagnosed you with Type 2 diabetes, then she has probably already told you about the importance of adding exercise to your treatment plan. Physical activity can help you improve your blood sugar control, lose weight, and reduce you... Read more
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c... Read more
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
Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the... 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
Seeking advice: When you slip up and eat something you shouldn't (say, a holiday cookie your coworker offers you), how do you stop yourself from feeling like the whole day is a loss and continuing to eat poorly?... Read more
Need to get motivated to lose! Just ate a cookie with first cup of coffee! I can't have sweets around and they are everywhere this time of year. Well I am looking for any tips on how to start out day and get back into exercise!... Read more
Hello. My name is Amanda and I need to loose right around 100 lbs. I am just beginning this journey. This is also the first thing I've ever done on Spark People, so I have no idea what I'm doing!... Read more
Check the food recommendations for your Blood Type. Eating according to your blood type maximizes metabolic efficiency, especially if you scrub accumulated Lectins from your receptor sites. See the DEFLECT for your blood type at www.northamericanph... 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
Simple carbohydrates are composed of one or two sugar units that are broken down and digested quickly, which can leave you feeling tired, hungry, and craving more sugar shortly after you’ve eaten. Recent research has shown that certain simple c... Read more
I heard about this book and decided to give it a try. It makes sense for sure. I really want to loose 10-12lbs. So I'm hoping this will be the jump start I need. The foods that are restricted for my blood type are all foods which I feel when I eat... Read more
Eat Right 4 Your Type is based on the notion that people can improve their digestion, lose weight, and get healthy by eating only foods that are harmonious with their individual blood type.
According to Dr. D'Adamo, this is the perfec... Read more
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