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Insulin Resistance Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Insulin Resistance Diabetes.

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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

I thought I had reversed my Type 2 diabetes. Sadly
Updated 6/25/2016 9:50:33 AM

I thought I had reversed my Type 2 diabetes. Sadly, I think it's back as I've regained weight. My eye-opener to get healthy again happened this morning when I checked my fasting blood sugar and it is 218. Got to get back on track!...  Read more

I recently was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes ...
Updated 6/24/2016 7:43:50 PM

I recently was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes ... No Sugar for me. And I've always perfered a piece of cake for lunch instead of a salad. Its so hard for me. Help...plz !...  Read more

Insulin Resistance
Updated 6/25/2016 7:47:33 AM

I have just learned that I am insulin resistant. I am trying to learn quickly and make drastic changes in my diet and exercise. I am not new to dieting but this concept is completely new to me. I may be overthinking things but am completely overwh...  Read more

New to resistance bands, questions
Updated 6/22/2016 2:03:41 PM

I bought a resistance band, and have been using it with one of the Sparkpeople videos, for upper body, it's about 7 minutes long. My question is, how much should I be doing it? Should I do the video twice, or increase the number of each movement for...  Read more

Resistance band workout done and just Went for a 2.5mile walk/jog :) i am sweaty, feeling good thoug
Updated 6/17/2016 11:51:06 AM

Resistance band workout done and just Went for a 2.5mile walk/jog :) i am sweaty, feeling good though :)...  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

Sleep & Diabetes: Does the Risk Rise at Night?

A new study published in Cell Metabolism shows that up to 30 percent of people could have a higher sensitivity to melatonin, the sleepiness-inducing hormone that reduces the production of insulin. This is caused by a change to a melatonin receptor g...  Read more