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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

Insulin resistant looking at low GI eating plan
Updated 2/20/2015 5:44:05 PM

Has anyone had any success following an eating plan like this? Just started doing research on it. I don't want a militant eating plan that omits whole food groups. I have pcos and have struggled with my weight all of my life. I did WW and lost 140 lb...  Read more

Resistance - Home products
Updated 2/19/2015 4:47:38 PM

what do I want to put in for my home collection? Resistance bands or weights? Thoughts on pricing vs. effectiveness vs. ability to get a really good workout?...  Read more

Does anyone have resistance unit?
Updated 2/18/2015 10:24:18 PM

http://www.amazon.com/SPRI-Xercise-Bar-Kit
-Xertubes/dp/B006DE7C94 I am looking for a video to use with these, and ask if SP has one. I wanted this to help me move my muscles with fibromyalgia in a gentle manner, and find SP had the band's which...  Read more

Test suggests eating below my metabolic rate??
Updated 2/14/2015 10:50:19 PM

Hi all!! I had my metabolic rate (RMR - what your body burns at rest before any activity or exercise) tested by indirect calorimetry (breathing into a machine after certain conditions are met). The person doing the test told me it was accurate t...  Read more

Todays test ... I work at a local bar and grill wh
Updated 2/11/2015 9:50:14 PM

Todays test ... I work at a local bar and grill where 90% of everything on the menu is fried ... Heading to work in an hour, did my mile and half workout hoping to be able to resist the food tonight at work it's gonna be a long 12 hours ... ideas??...  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