Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Type 2 Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Type 2 Diabetes.

1SHARES
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

Looking for some #diabetes friendly snack ideas (u
Updated 5/22/2016 12:46:10 PM

Looking for some #diabetes friendly snack ideas (under 30g carbs per serving). Anyone got any tips? #recipes #snacks...  Read more

I was diagnosed with #diabetes almost 6 months ago
Updated 5/24/2016 10:12:52 AM

I was diagnosed with #diabetes almost 6 months ago. I try not to eat sugar or anything white. Pepsi was ha rd to quit but now I only drink water mostly sometimes I slip just gotta get back on the horse. Right?...  Read more

My mother has severe diabetes. Doc said she can't
Updated 5/20/2016 12:19:22 AM

My mother has severe diabetes. Doc said she can't eat meat., crackers, anything with flour. Very little fruit. She can't have beans, nuts or seeds because of kidneys. No potassium What is she left with to eat? Anyone else bad health like this?...  Read more

#firstpost..I found this app since my diabetic instructor told to me to better manage my diabetes. L
Updated 5/19/2016 6:23:36 PM

#firstpost..I found this app since my diabetic instructor told to me to better manage my diabetes. Love this app since I can track my diet and can numerically see it. My blood sugars have been excellent since joining. Thank you Spark!...  Read more

Have just been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes
Updated 5/18/2016 8:49:35 PM

In my twenties, I had low blood sugar and severe hypoglycemia and was very thin. I thought I would have it my whole life. There is a border it stands on usually. Over the years the stressed increased, my health got worse, and i started gaining weigh...  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