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Type 2 Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Type 2 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'm a type one diabetic and I'm in terrible health
Updated 9/19/2014 9:53:28 PM

I'm a type one diabetic and I'm in terrible health. I lost my insurance so it's time to eat healthier to avoid taking insulin for the next few months. Ugh I'm so scared. I need insulin to live but I can't afford it....  Read more

what type of tea is best for energy
Updated 9/16/2014 7:43:46 AM

I am a big coffee drinking, which wakes me up and gets me moving. But since dehydrating, I'm told to switch to tea. What do you like?...  Read more

Black and Blue Toe Nails from 5K - Type 2 Diabetic
Updated 9/15/2014 6:45:17 AM

I'm a type 2 diabetic have been doing a lot of 5K's lately, even one 1/2 marathon. Just walking, sometimes crawling. That's what I've been doing for my exercise. I'm down almost 70 pounds and am now off all of my meds. 5 shots of insulin a day gone....  Read more

So I'm new to this I've never been the type of guy
Updated 9/9/2014 11:21:42 PM

So I'm new to this I've never been the type of guy to do diets but I love the gym it's like home to me so if someone would help me through the whole diet thing or atleast keep me on track some how it'd be greatly appreciated...  Read more

Kidney Disease and Diabetes Diet
Updated 9/8/2014 7:32:53 PM

Need to keep both carbs and protein low while losing 50 lbs. anyone else dealing with this?...  Read more

Avoiding Diabetes

I just keep remembering that I don't want to have Type II Diabetes and that's all the motivation I need....  Read more

Coffee, Magnesium, & Vitamin D For Overweight People

High coffee consumption could be associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, suggest Dutch researchers in a letter in the recent issue of British medical journal The Lancet. Reported in January's issue of Diabetes Care that the men and women w...  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

Many ways to prevent type 2 diabetes... oxox

There are many ways to prevent type 2 diabetes. Eating a healthy diet and getting sensible amounts of physical activity to achieve and maintain a healthy weight can help prevent it. Contrary to popular belief, eating too much sugar does not cause typ...  Read more

ADA Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test

Although heart disease runs in my family, I am more afraid of developing Type 2 Diabetes. I know that if anything physical happens to a diabetic, it is much more serious than it might be for a non-diabetic. So, since I love risk assessment test...  Read more