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Normal Blood Sugar Resources

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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

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

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

Learn to Love Strength Training

I’ll admit it—I’m vain. So when I put on my summer tank tops a few months ago and noticed the dreaded "batwings" growing on the back of my arms, I panicked. I was too young to have my arms jiggling when I moved! I had to d...  Read more

Triglycerides and Your Health

If you're concerned about heart health, then you probably take steps to reduce your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure in check. But there's another important measure you should be aware of: your triglycerides. People with high triglyce...  Read more

Day 2 of stepping down from sugar. Only had a prot
Updated 2/25/2015 1:03:41 AM

Day 2 of stepping down from sugar. Only had a protein shake before my workout.. Got a headache lol.. Anyone else have experience with this?...  Read more

I did the sugar detox. Kicked my butt, but surpris
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I did the sugar detox. Kicked my butt, but surprisingly, I did well. And, I love my sugar!...  Read more

is there a way to track daily blood pressure?
Updated 2/21/2015 8:34:17 PM

is there a way to track daily blood pressure?...  Read more

Exercising after sugar
Updated 2/20/2015 5:55:57 PM

Is it possible to offset or lessen the effects of an unplanned sugar binge with immediate exercise? Not as an excuse to binge, or as a 'cure', but if it happens - and let's face it, sometimes it happens - can exercising immediately help?...  Read more

Just starting... I am eating normal today to see w
Updated 2/21/2015 5:37:30 PM

Just starting... I am eating normal today to see what my normal calorie intake is so I can adjust it. Its hard because my husband buys all the junk and I have no self control I like eating with him but Its time to change....  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

Blood Sugar Rises to Fight An Illiness

Diuretics used for high blood pressure, water pills, can also raise blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Some anti-depressants may raise or lower blood sugar.Your blood sugar rises as your body works to fight off an illness. Drink water and other...  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

Tracking Your Numbers

I canít tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success. Howev...  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

What is a normal blood sugar level - Kris Kresser and Richard Bernstein agree

Here are two links to articles that Kris Kresser has written about blood sugar and why the American Diabetes Association may not be telling the whole story: chriskresser.com/when-your-normal-blood-su
gar-isnt-normal-part-1 chriskresser.c...  Read more

Normal Blood Sugar

I'm already seeing excellent results using these tools to track my progress. Although I have an issue with high blood sugar first thing in the morning, by making careful choices for breakfast, my blood sugar comes right to a normal reading of 110, 2...  Read more