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Insulin Pump Therapy Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Insulin Pump Therapy.

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

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

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

How to Use SparkPeople When You Have Type 1 Diabetes

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

The Secret Benefits of Massage

Just got a professional massage yesterday. First one ever. Swedish. Unbelievable relaxation. Took me out of my daily chaos and melted me right into the table. Sound faded into a shadowy haze. Muscles reawakened. Ability to speak--gone. In...  Read more

I am feeling so pumped today. I have lost 21 lbs a
Updated 11/23/2015 11:40:07 AM

I am feeling so pumped today. I have lost 21 lbs and have only 14 to go. Since I have thyroid issues the weight loss had been very slow at 1/4 lb a week. Rather than being discouraged I kept going. Now I can feel and see the changes :)...  Read more

So pumped! I've lost 15 lbs since Sept 15th!!!!!!
Updated 11/17/2015 8:53:21 PM

So pumped! I've lost 15 lbs since Sept 15th!!!!!! Starting weight 191 now 175!...  Read more

First day of physical therapy today. Hopefully the
Updated 11/13/2015 9:07:54 AM

First day of physical therapy today. Hopefully they can help with my knees. Fingers are crossed!...  Read more

Insulin Resistance
Updated 11/17/2015 1:18:15 PM

I've been hearing a lot about insulin resistance recently. They say you can 'turn it around'. But I'm wondering how can you do that? Just by eating healthy and avoiding refined carbs? It's confusing to me!!...  Read more

Super pumped! I ate 3 meals and a snack today and
Updated 11/10/2015 4:52:42 AM

Super pumped! I ate 3 meals and a snack today and I still have 68 calories left on the low end of my range! I'm going to have a yummy apple sauce later tonight. I can't believe I did it! Look out tomorrow, cause I'm doing it again!...  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

Ovation Hair Care

grow, strengthen your hair! An outstanding product that added thickness, enabled growth of new hair and repaired damaged hair. I love it and it helps prevent the damage that sweating causes!...  Read more


We will be here to support you during the challenges of trying to lose while dealing with insulin resistance. Type 2 diabetics, PCOSers, prediabetics are all welcome!...  Read more

'Hey, Thatís Exercise!' (Actually, It Might Not Be)

From Fitness MagazineAttention shoppers: Window shopping is not a workout. Which daily tasks do make the cut as exercise? FITNESS Magazine breaks it down here.WalkingDoes It Count? IT DEPENDSA leisurely stop-and-shop visit to the mall won’t ge...  Read more

6 Reasons Why You Feel Exhausted

Some days you know exactly why you feel worn out: maybe a curfew-breaking teen kept you up past your bedtime or your coughing kid has you coming down with something. Other days it's a mystery. "So many of my patients come to me saying they&#...  Read more