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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

Got my ab work out in this morning.. I'm telling you, if you're not the type to get down on the floo
Updated 4/21/2016 11:29:19 AM

Got my ab work out in this morning.. I'm telling you, if you're not the type to get down on the floor then dance fitness with jessica or keaira lashae will whip those abs back in shape.. YOUTUBE lol...  Read more

Was just diagnose with diabetes. New change in my
Updated 4/18/2016 7:58:17 PM

Was just diagnose with diabetes. New change in my life. Kinda neevous...  Read more

Its my first week on spark and i have lost 3 lbs on the first week. I have messed up only the types
Updated 4/18/2016 3:34:29 PM

Its my first week on spark and i have lost 3 lbs on the first week. I have messed up only the types of food but not on the calorie intake. I have more awareness of how some food is not as innocent as it looks. I am content and I will keep going!...  Read more

Yes, you can. If you type an exercise in the searc
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Yes, you can. If you type an exercise in the search box that doesn't have anything listed for it in our database, you will get an option to add it on your own manually. Coach Denise...  Read more

I signed up for diabetes. Where does it mention gl
Updated 4/20/2016 12:13:20 PM

I signed up for diabetes. Where does it mention glucose? Someone said it added that to my setup...  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

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

Type 2 diabetes club

This week I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. My a1c was 11.7 with an average fasting of 300. Talk about a wake up call! I have felt run down and generally bad for years and I guess I always knew what was wrong with me but I lived in a state of den...  Read more