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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

I find that when I eat healthy I don't reach my ca
Updated 6/28/2016 12:51:06 PM

I find that when I eat healthy I don't reach my calorie intake for the day ... anybody else go through this? #food...  Read more

Any healthy, kid friendly, recipes...I have some p
Updated 6/26/2016 6:06:35 PM

Any healthy, kid friendly, recipes...I have some picky eaters on my hands, don't want to have to make two separate meals! #recipes...  Read more

Today I begin my life track. I want to be healthy
Updated 6/26/2016 5:19:52 PM

Today I begin my life track. I want to be healthy and being thinner is a plus. I'm committed to taking care of me first! I don't want any additional medicine. Already taking something for HBP. I'm trying to stay away from Liprotor(?)! #firstpost...  Read more

Started my commitment to a healthy life yesterday.
Updated 6/26/2016 1:40:11 PM

Started my commitment to a healthy life yesterday. I'm in it to win it this time around. I've never felt so dedicated before. #firstpost...  Read more

Is a plain bagel with cream cheese a healthy brea
Updated 6/26/2016 8:56:31 AM

Is a plain bagel with cream cheese a healthy breakfast ?...  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