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Type 1 Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Type 1 Diabetes.

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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

How to Use SparkPeople When You Have Type 2 Diabetes

Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults manage type 2 diabetes, including our Spark*D Diabetes Management Progra...  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

How to Use SparkPeople When You Have Pre-Diabetes

Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults take control of pre-diabetes. Studies have shown that by making healthy...  Read more

How to Use SparkPeople When You Have Type 1 Diabetes

Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults manage type 1 diabetes, including our Spark*D Diabetes Management Progra...  Read more

I can't do any standing exercises. What type of exercise could I do from a wheelchair? I do 2 hours
Updated 7/27/2016 11:25:41 PM

I can't do any standing exercises. What type of exercise could I do from a wheelchair? I do 2 hours of pedaling six times a week for cardio. #exercise...  Read more

Welcome, Angelina! What type of sabotaging are we
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Welcome, Angelina! What type of sabotaging are we talking about? Eating habits? You can definitely change, and being here on SparkPeople is a great step in the right direction!...  Read more

#firstpost ok..well...just figured out how to type
Updated 7/25/2016 1:32:42 PM

#firstpost ok..well...just figured out how to type my first post! (If i did it right!) Started Thursday last week and am learning ap. Its oretty cool but im not understanding the pie graph. I put my breakfast in today and my carbs are off the chart?...  Read more

Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes last year & recentl
Updated 7/24/2016 2:11:53 PM

Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes last year & recently Diabetic Neuropathy. I have to change my diet, which is proving harder then I thought. My question, if you have a big family, do you cook 2 seperate meals or make it work for everyone....  Read more

My start weight I typed wrong how do I change it?
Updated 7/24/2016 1:33:17 PM

My start weight I typed wrong how do I change it? #techsupport...  Read more

Changes in Intestinal Bacteria Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Changes in Intestinal Bacteria Linked to Type 2 DiabetesChinese researchers conducted what's known as a metagenome-wide association study on microbes found in the gut to determine how they might be different in people with type 2 diabetes. They ident...  Read more

What Causes Type 2 Diabetes?

What Causes Type 2 Diabetes?Insulin is a hormone made in the pancreas that allows glucose (sugar) to leave the bloodstream and enter the cells to be used as fuel.Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas doesn't make enough insulin, or the cells of th...  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

7 Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

1. You’re overweight. Even being just 10 to 15 pounds overweight can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. If your child is overweight, make sure his pediatrician tests him, because type 2 diabetes is on the rise in kids. The encour...  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

Eat Fat, Cut The Carbs and Avoid Snacking To Reverse Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

"After 250,000 years of evolution, humans became a healthy, well-nourished species with a long life expectancy. In only 30 years, things have gone catastrophically wrong, with epidemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes, unchecked by current policies an...  Read more

Management of Type 1 diabetes while dieting.

I started my diet a couple of days ago and have had problems with my blood glucose dropping. I know it has to do with me being more active and eating less carbs. I have adjusted insulin intake to combat the lows. Any diabetics out there have sugge...  Read more