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Healthy Blood Glucose Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Blood Glucose.

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The Deal with Diabetes

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

Exercising with Type 2 Diabetes

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

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

Understanding Hypoglycemia

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

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

Healthy Teacher
Updated 1/25/2015 8:24:43 PM

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I know I'm doing this healthier lifestyle so I can
Updated 1/25/2015 7:51:17 PM

I know I'm doing this healthier lifestyle so I can feel better, but there is added benefits for others in my home as well. For the last week my 7 yr old has asked for milk, fruit, yogurt, etc... instead of all the chips soda and juice. It's great!...  Read more

7.50 mile walk and healthy fisherman's soup for lu
Updated 1/25/2015 10:42:50 PM

7.50 mile walk and healthy fisherman's soup for lunch. Kicking it up a notch this beautiful Sunday....  Read more

Discipline with healthy eating habits
Updated 1/26/2015 8:22:21 AM

What healthy habits do you use to avoid frequent overeating? I am a disciplined person, but have fallen out of some of my good eating habits, and subsequently gained weight! I realized that because I have stopped putting all of my food on my pl...  Read more

Hi! Starting a healthy active year!
Updated 1/25/2015 12:04:23 PM

Hi I'm working on losing the holiday/being sick extra and looking forward to upcoming races! My asthma gets me down sometimes but I don't want it to keep me down!...  Read more

Record your insulin use

Checking your blood glucose and recording the results can help tell you how well your insulin is working.Your doctor needs to look at your blood glucose results and your record of insulin doses. Ask about when your insulin starts to work, when it wo...  Read more

Diabetic? You should take extra precautions when driving.

Check your blood glucose before you go out and at least every 4 hours after.Take you blood glucose testing supplies with you, along with a fast-acting sugar source in case you go low.While you are driving if you feel that you have low blood glucose,...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Is Everyone Being Too Hard on Paula Deen?

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

You Asked: Will Fasting Jump-Start My Weight-Loss Efforts and Boost My Health?

Fasting has long been touted as a healthy process with many benefits such as cleaning the system, ridding the body of so-called toxins, benefiting the intestinal track, boosting metabolism, and jumpstarting weight loss. However none of these notions...  Read more