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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

New to spark but not to trying to keep a healthy l
Updated 2/28/2015 1:37:36 AM

New to spark but not to trying to keep a healthy lifestyle. Found a wonderful man and slacked now I have to re-lose the 45 I gained back plus the 35 I still had to go. Looking for some support to help me through the process....  Read more

I make a list of healthy veggies and fruit and go
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I make a list of healthy veggies and fruit and go to the store. I prep my breakfast and lunch ahead of time so I have no excuses for eating junk at work. Having stuff portioned out helps my brain accept "this is all: no more."...  Read more

It's really sad that trying to eat healthy is expe
Updated 2/27/2015 2:51:29 PM

It's really sad that trying to eat healthy is expensive. Any ideas for healthy foods on a budget....  Read more

What's your secret to a healthy cream sauce?
Updated 2/28/2015 6:31:20 PM

I always love finding or coming up with healthy tricks to make those delicious, savory sauces that are oh-so-bad for you. I'd been dying to make broccoli cheddar soup, but couldn't think of a way to make it creamy without using cream, flour, et...  Read more

I also have the main goal of healthy living! I'm
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I also have the main goal of healthy living! I'm 5' 5 and 310 lbs, so I obviously have a lot to lose, but what I care most about is not my looks but my health. I'm looking for a texting buddy so if you're interested I can sparkmail you my numbe...  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