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Type Ii Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Type Ii Diabetes.

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Heart-Healthy Benefits of Exercise

"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne...  Read more

Insomnia Can Hinder Your Weight Loss

So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu...  Read more

Plant Sterols and Stanols: What You Need to Know

Heart health is on a lot of people's minds these days, especially as more and more people are developing high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type II diabetes. You may think that you're on your way to figuring it all out, too. Eating a h...  Read more

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

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

diabetes
Updated 12/15/2014 6:58:42 AM

good evening...i was just diognosed with diabetes and need to lose alot of wieght...im only 57 and wiegh 232 and im only 5 ft. im very scared that im not going to be able to do this and i know i cant do it alone...im on a limited income and cant aff...  Read more

pre-diabetes
Updated 12/12/2014 4:35:33 AM

Hello! Last week I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes. I always knew there was a chance because of preexsiting conditions. I bought the fit meter and soon will have that al activated! I am excited! 2 years ago I did lose 50lbs through modified car...  Read more

Fitbit Flex tracking steps when typing??
Updated 12/8/2014 1:35:36 AM

Hey everyone I am looking for input. I have a coworker who had a fitbit flex and she said it would track steps when she was typing at work? Does anyone have this problem. I am on my feet a ton at work but I also carry a laptop around and type a lot....  Read more

Anyone want to do a biggest loser type thing. We c
Updated 12/3/2014 10:42:01 AM

Anyone want to do a biggest loser type thing. We could communicate through a blog on here or a group on Facebo...  Read more

Just because you don't like one type of exercise d
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Just because you don't like one type of exercise doesn't mean you'll hate them all. Find something active that you LIKE doing. I thought I hated exercise until I started lifting weights. Now, I love going to the gym....  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

Low Calorie Eggplant has Lots Of Fiber

Eggplant is used to reduce glucose levels of type II Diabetes. This vegetable contains low levels of carbohydrates and high fiber levels. In fact, the vegetable is regarded as a natural method of controlling diabetes. however people with untreated ki...  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

Are You Willing to Take the Pledge to Be Healthy Today?

I am a health fanatic. I read everything I can get my hands on when it comes to healthy living--everything from nutrition to exercise to the role sleep plays in our lifestyle and on and on. If it has healthy and living in the title I read it. Recen...  Read more

Tracking Your Numbers

I canít tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success. Howev...  Read more

Type II Diabetes

I've known Type II, Adult-Onset Diabetes since I was a young kid. At around 9 years old, my mom was diagnosed with it. She had had gestational diabetes during her last couple months of pregnancy with me and I was born one month early in part becaus...  Read more

Today is my first doctor's visit since I was diagnosed with Type II diabetes

Today is my first doctor's visit since I was diagnosed with Type II diabetes. I printed up the nutrition reports for the dietitian to look at. I doubt she will, but at least she will get the point that I am taking this seriously...wait. Why do I care...  Read more