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Low Blood Sugar Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Low Blood Sugar.

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How to Treat Diabetes-Related Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c...  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

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

Eating with Diabetes: Alcoholic Beverages

Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals...  Read more

What to Eat Before You Work Out

Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab...  Read more

what is your favorite fat free, low cal margarine?
Updated 7/3/2015 11:59:38 AM

Looking for a tasty version of margarine. What's your opinion?...  Read more

Eating a low carb diet?
Updated 6/30/2015 6:34:42 PM

I don't know if I've gotten in over my head, but I just started a medically supervised low carb diet for weight loss. Now that I've balloned in weight and am flirting with diabetes, I need to get things under control. This low carb diet is supe...  Read more

I lost 23 pounds by cutting out flour & sugar
Updated 6/29/2015 5:41:15 PM

I wanted to pass this info along to help others over 50. I'm 55 and in January I cut out items made with flour and sugar. It was really hard and awful for 2 weeks, but it did get easier. I lost 23 pounds. You just have to have your replacement foods...  Read more

I'm addicted to sugar - advice?
Updated 6/26/2015 7:24:30 PM

So I've been here before and I've got myself out of this issue, but now it's pretty bad. I'm hungry all the time, and that's the first thing I want. I find I'm in a cycle of feeling bad about how I eat, which just makes me feel worse, which makes it...  Read more

this lower back pain is getting the best of me tod
Updated 6/25/2015 8:25:42 PM

this lower back pain is getting the best of me today! Not getting in my steps it seems. Just can't do it. Too much pain...  Read more

Why Use Spices on your diet food

Cinnamon may help lower blood sugar levels and reduce triglycerides. Cloves stimulate digestion. Ginger contains antioxidants. Tumeric fights inflamation. Cayenne Pepper and red pepper stimulates metabolism and fat-burning. Yipee!Regular consumption...  Read more

Some things to help lower blood sugar

Cherries are als foods that lower blood sugar.Avocado contains fiber to help slow down blood sugar increases when added to a meal.Eat small slices of avocado through the day to balance blood sugar.Sweet Potatoes will digest slowly. Sweet Potatoes hav...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  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

Do You Need a Pre-Workout Snack?

I often see articles about the "best pre-workout snacks" to eat. But how many people really require one? If you’re going out for a walk or a bike ride or playing a little tennis, you probably don’t need to eat before you go. Man...  Read more

April 20th, 2015 - Low Blood Sugar

At 2:45 am, I felt very sweaty. I checked my blood sugar and I was at 38. Earlier we had eaten at Red Robin and I had taken 26 units of insulin without testing. I also didn't test before bed. Currently, I drank about 12 oz. orange juice and am waitin...  Read more

Low Blood Sugar

I had a low blood sugar day. I have severely cut down my intake of sweets and carbs because I need to address my addiction to candy and bread and stop overeating/emotional eating. Most of the time I'm okay but sometimes I have a really bad day, lik...  Read more