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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

What type of workout was it? Strength workouts bur
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What type of workout was it? Strength workouts burn less calories during, but more afterward; cardio is the opposite. I also second the motion for a heart rate monitor. (I have a Fitbit Surge as mine)...  Read more

Anyone else have pre-diabetes and on Metformin? Wh
Updated 4/14/2015 8:00:26 PM

Anyone else have pre-diabetes and on Metformin? What has been your most effective method for losing weight?...  Read more

Personality Test: Which type are you?
Updated 4/14/2015 11:10:29 AM

I took this test and answered honestly, I wanted to manipulate the test so I can get a result that I think I wanted but answering truthfully was much better. I am NOT surprised at all with my results below: Your personality type: The Campaigner...  Read more

Diabetes Smackdown
Updated 4/14/2015 7:02:31 AM

104 Diabetes is silently wrecking my life. I got the biggest scare of my life when I ended up in the hospital last month. Now I am dealing with elevated creatinine levels -which signifies impaired kidney function or kidney disease. This is a H...  Read more

What type of workout are you doing?? You may need
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What type of workout are you doing?? You may need to try and up your proetin....  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

Nutrition Revolution: The End of the High Carbohydrates Era for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention and Manag

This post is written by Osama Hamdy, M.D., Medical Director, Obesity Clinical Program, Director of Inpatient Diabetes Management at Joslin Diabetes Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. --------------- "Since 2...  Read more

Type 2 Diabetes lesson...maybe not too late for another

Doctors are treating BILs other leg right now, trying to clear it of more infection so that they can amputate below the knee instead of above. This is likely to be a 2 week process. Doctor is requiring that once BIL is able to start rebuilding...  Read more