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Sugar Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sugar Diabetes.

The Buzz on Honey

The results of recent research on honey have the nutrition world a-buzzing. Honey has joined the ranks of foods like chocolate, coffee, and eggs—foods once considered sinful that have recently been proven healthy (in moderation, of course). The...  Read more

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

Eating with Diabetes: What about Fruit?

Packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, fruit should be part of any healthy diet. As a diabetes educator, some of the most frequent questions from my clients have to do with fruit. Can I still eat fruit? How much fruit should I eat? What are the b...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Party Food

Birthday parties, holidays and other social events provide ample opportunity to relax and have a great time with friends and family. Attending a party when you're trying to lose weight is hard enough; for many people with diabetes, an invitation...  Read more

Eating Well with Type 2 Diabetes

When you have diabetes, your diet plays a key role in controlling your blood sugar levels. SparkPeople strongly encourages everyone with diabetes to meet with a Registered Dietitian or a Certified Diabetes Educator in their area. These health profess...  Read more

Avoiding white flour & sugar?
Updated 7/4/2014 1:06:24 AM

Hi all! I'm a diabetic who just brought her A1c from 9.9 (pretty bad) to 6.7 (at the high end of "normal" for a diabetic) but my triglycerides are still really high - over 400! I've read that cutting carbs - at least simple ones - can help with...  Read more

Treating sugar as alcohol
Updated 7/4/2014 6:30:42 PM

Inspired by another discussion on SP, I decided to propose a thought experiment: what would happen if we regulated added sugar in foods as we do alcohol? Age regulations, labeling, etc. My thoughts: You'd immediately see less sugary foods since...  Read more

Question if you've given up sweeteners/sugars/et a
Updated 7/2/2014 11:02:22 PM

If you've given up sugar and artificial sweeteners, when did you notice a change in your palate, if at all? I'm just over 3 weeks in to my sugar/artificial sweetener/wheat detox and I'm starting to notice a change. I now enjoy my coffee with no sweet...  Read more

Allergies- wheat & dairy/ Also type 2 diabetes
Updated 6/30/2014 11:31:23 PM

I am finding it very difficult to plan meals from your menu planner to take all three things into consideration. Any ideas how to effectively create a weight loss progam considering all those things....  Read more

I think I'm addicted to sugar/junk foods.
Updated 7/1/2014 9:19:23 AM

I can never go a whole day without eating junk or sugar and i hate it! i wanna get healthy and fit but i dont know how when i think i actually am ADDICITED to this unhealthy food! Someone please help me how do i get through it and over it!? 46...  Read more

Periodontal disease

Dlife says, A twice-per-year dental cleaning will lower your blood sugar as well as any diabetes pill in our arsenalBugs that live in your teeth and gums. Eww. Gross. The brutal truth is that bacteria live, and thrive, on sugar. Thatís probably why...  Read more

Is There a 'Safe' Blood Sugar Level?

Yes, there is a safe blood sugar level. It is the optimum range that safely provides the body with adequate amounts of energy. For the average person, it is 70 to 105 mg/dl in a fasting state. (Diabetes is diagnosed when the fasting blood glucose lev...  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

In the News: The Fastest Way to Improve Your Diet

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. The Fastest Way To Improve Your DietFind out why eating leafy green vegetables can have a tremendous impact on your diet for very little effort. From MindBodyGreenLow blood...  Read more

Be Aware of Your Diabetes Risk

Since November is Diabetes Awareness Month, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you about all the tools and content you can find on SparkPeople to help you successfully manage your diabetes whether you've been diagnosed as pre-diabetic o...  Read more

In the Lilies #2, Experts Speak on Sugar & Diabetes

Marvelous Monday - Core ST & walking. Does anyone have first-hand experience using the SparkPeople Store pedometer? www.sparkpeoplestore.com/product.cfm?uid=6
12135&context=category&showInactive=N $18.85 includes shipping. My Omron HJ...  Read more

Jonathan Roche NEWO, & Experts Speak Out on Sugar & Diabetes

Happy Hump Day! It is Wonderful Woo Hoo Wednesday! 244 244 244 244 Wed is core ST, walking, clean out the fridge day in prep for grocery day, review online grocery ads and make lists, I'm having stir fry for supper out of fridge leftovers f...  Read more