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Insulin Resistance Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Insulin Resistance Diabetes.

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

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

Top 10 Reasons to Strength Train

Lifting weights. Resistance training. Pumping iron. No matter what you call it, strength training is important for boosting the overall health and well-being of people of all ages and fitness levels. While strength training can seem a bit intimidatin...  Read more

Insomnia Can Hinder Your Weight Loss

So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu...  Read more

Insulin resistance. Has anyone lost weight after
Updated 4/27/2016 5:43:52 PM

Insulin resistance. Has anyone lost weight after the diagnosis? I have held my weight the same for a long time. Within 5 lbs regardless of macros, calories high or low, low carb,1 hr a day exercise and 9 weeks of 3 hrs of exercise a day. I have...  Read more

I just found out i have type 2 diabetes last week
Updated 4/25/2016 8:21:34 PM

I just found out i have type 2 diabetes last week and it has been hard this last week to adjust to my new life style of tring to be more healthy...  Read more

Hypothyroid & insulin resistance. Would like a friend of two for ideas & support!
Updated 4/25/2016 11:12:22 AM

Hypothyroid & insulin resistance. Would like a friend of two for ideas & support!...  Read more

Resistance bands
Updated 4/20/2016 6:38:57 PM

Am moving to resistance bands , from [mostly] free weight Bands are easier on the joints [age & arthritis] . My question is, anyone else ? And if so do you recommend lighter bands & higher reps ? or stronger bands & fewer reps ? Short w/outs dail...  Read more

Was just diagnose with diabetes. New change in my
Updated 4/18/2016 7:58:17 PM

Was just diagnose with diabetes. New change in my life. Kinda neevous...  Read more

What Causes Type 2 Diabetes?

What Causes Type 2 Diabetes?Insulin is a hormone made in the pancreas that allows glucose (sugar) to leave the bloodstream and enter the cells to be used as fuel.Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas doesn't make enough insulin, or the cells of th...  Read more

People with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Have trouble Processing Fats

Healthy Living reports: Diabetes the body's inability to process sugars&starches. Less well known are the problems that people with diabetes have processing fats in their diet which raise triglycerides. Type 2 diabetes is largely a "man-made" disease...  Read more

Managing Diabetes Group!

We are Managing Our Diabetes! And we will get it under control with good healthy eating and exercising, and the support of our Spark Friends! Come Join Us in your Quest to Become Healthy!...  Read more

Could You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

Since the 1940's a relationship between certain metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease has been recognized. In the 1980's this association began being known as syndrome X or metabolic syndrome.Last week, a new study revealed that &quo...  Read more

Tips for a Healthy Summer with Diabetes

It's summertime! Did you know that if you have diabetes you need to be extra careful during the summer? Do you know which summer footwear is better for people with diabetes? Do you know if sunburns affect blood sugar levels? Do you know how to...  Read more