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Type Of Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Type Of 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

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

Sweet Potatoes & Diabetes -- Good or Bad?
Updated 11/30/2014 10:23:47 AM

Hi Everyone, 1) Are sweet potatoes "healthy" to have as a pre-diabetic/diabetic? Or should they be avoided due to their sugar contents? 2) What kinds of sweets & sugar substitutes am I allowed to have twice weekly? I'm a 220 lb. fema...  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