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Insulin Resistance Test Resources

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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

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

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

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

Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  Read more

I had a certification test today, so I was a total
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I had a certification test today, so I was a total bum! At least I ate pretty healthy today! I so need to get back into a fitness routine. I am not a morning person, so I hope I still like exercising after work! I'm about to find out!...  Read more

I am a 37 year old insulin dependent diabetic. I a
Updated 1/2/2015 10:07:40 PM

I am a 37 year old insulin dependent diabetic. I am 5'-9" and weigh about 208. I am looking for motivation and help to lose weight and get my blood sugars under control. 2015 is going to be my year!! I have a new job and trying to be positive!...  Read more

Pressure to Pass fitness test is Scaring me!
Updated 12/23/2014 1:45:46 PM

Hello I'm 25 with lower back issues and asthma. But I do not use that as my excuse not to work out because if anything will help is working out and strengthening my core. I am training to run a mile in half in under 15:30 for fitness test. This is it...  Read more

How often do you lift weights or resistance train?
Updated 12/26/2014 10:19:55 PM

How often do you lift weights or resistance train? Do you have a favorite exercise? Do you go to the gym or do it at home?...  Read more

If you are insulin resistant how did you know? Wha
Updated 12/15/2014 11:34:39 PM

If you are insulin resistant how did you know? What were your symptoms. I have not been diagnosed with IR, but know it's common in women with PCOS and a precursor to prediabetes and type 2 diabetes....  Read more

Not losing weight but gaining instead: check your thyroid and blood sugar levels!

The past 14 years I've gradually put on 50 lb but without knowing why. During the past 7 years I was diagnosed with 32 food sensitivities, a low thyroid and insulin resistance! So if you too can't lose weight and keep gaining make sure to be tested f...  Read more

Food is the cheapest medicine you can buy

Be sure to include the 4 food groups in all your meals, & donít forget to check the labels for trans fats and high-fructose corn syrup. Little by little, making better food choices will help you reverse your insulin resistance within weeks. Nutrient...  Read more

INSULIN RESISTANCE

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

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 "women wh...  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