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Stevia And Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stevia And Diabetes.

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The Science Behind Stevia

The sweetener stevia has plenty of dedicated followers. Who can blame them? For years, food and supplement manufacturers have advertised stevia as all natural, calorie free and safe for people with diabetes. To many people, stevia seems like a win-wi...  Read more

All About Artificial Sweeteners

Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and...  Read more

Sweet Swaps: Baking with Sugar Substitutes

If you’re seeking to reduce your caloric intake, then sugar substitutes are worth a look. Sweeteners like sucralose and stevia are 200 to 600 times sweeter than granulated cane sugar, and they contain 0 to 5 calories per 1 g serving. When used...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Desserts and Sweets

I’d be willing to bet that most everyone has been told—and therefore believes—that people with diabetes cannot have any sugar and are resigned to living without dessert for the rest of their lives. Well, as a Certified Diabetes Educ...  Read more

Why Do I Need to See a Diabetes Educator?

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 23 million people in the United States. If managed well, people with diabetes can live normal, healthy lives. However, the many devastating effects of uncontrolled or poorly controlled diabetes are...  Read more

I've had diabetes since Sept 2013. Lately, I've be
Updated 6/28/2016 5:18:05 PM

I've had diabetes since Sept 2013. Lately, I've been getting really low numbers. I've had to eat more snacks because my blood sugar goes low. Hoping to get a better handle on my condition. I've only recently started researching diabetes. #diabetes...  Read more

see that you are in the diabetes plan, so you shou
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see that you are in the diabetes plan, so you should be seeing generally accepted diabetic meal plans. For a celiac type diet, we recommend speaking with a registered dietitian in person as it has more specific needs than we can give to the general...  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

I have heard that stevia is bad for you. Does anyo
Updated 6/21/2016 9:40:20 PM

I have heard that stevia is bad for you. Does anyone know if this is true? I don't even use 1/4 tsp a day. But I am wondering if would be okay to use in place of sugar in recipes...  Read more

Stevia Is The Best

Stevia has natural ingredients with no known side effects, no calories, no carbs, no fat, no affect on glucose levels & no sugar & no artificial sweeteners, It can be advantageous in the prevention &treatment of diabetes & obesity . Use just a little...  Read more

Diet and Diabetes

Diet and DiabetesMaking healthy food choices can lower your risk of developing diabetes or its complications. Learn about the diet and diabetes connection..For most people who donít feel well, a visit to the doctor can diagnose and fix the problem. S...  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

In the News: FDA Rules on Stevia, Diet Coke Plus

In the last few days before the administration changes hands, the FDA has been hard at work making changes. Here are two of the most interesting rulings: FDA Says Diet Coke Plus Mislabeled In 2007, Coke started selling Diet Coke Plus, also called Co...  Read more

Weekly Links: Homemade Nut Butters, How to Cook Oats and Eating on Food Stamp Budget

We spent plenty of time this week surfing the web for the most interesting, entertaining and educational stories. From oatmeal to stevia, avocados to packaged foods, this week's links are heavy on the food. Find out which links caught our attention t...  Read more