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What Is Diabetes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is Diabetes.

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''I Beat Diabetes with SparkPeople!''

When Ann (AGILLASPIE60) was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in July, 2010, she knew she had to change her lifestyle and get her health under control. A few months later, she was struggling with motivation when she found SparkPeople.com. Since then, An...  Read more

Why Do I Need to See a Diabetes Educator?

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 23 million people in the United States. If managed well, people with diabetes can live normal, healthy lives. However, the many devastating effects of uncontrolled or poorly controlled diabetes are...  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

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

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

I am new to Spark People. I am excited to be accou
Updated 9/1/2015 2:32:04 PM

I am new to Spark People. I am excited to be accountable to the app tho. I have lost 19 lbs on my journey so far(13 before joining SP)....  Read more

Ok peeps...long week am tired...it's after 8:30pm
Updated 8/28/2015 10:33:03 PM

Ok peeps...long week am tired...it's after 8:30pm here but am gonna go get on my bike for a bit... #accountability ;)...  Read more

I just rejoined sp.. I am hoping to find people wh
Updated 9/2/2015 8:43:07 PM

I just rejoined sp.. I am hoping to find people who will support me and encourage me....  Read more

I am back :)
Updated 8/29/2015 2:06:58 PM

Hi Everyone! I am back on board...trying to lose my last 20 pounds since gastric bypass surgery. The struggle is real! I look forward to "talking" to you all!...  Read more

poop habits :( I am eating, so I should be going.
Updated 8/30/2015 7:32:09 AM

poop habits :( I am eating, so I should be going. I don't. I am rx'd a pain killer that I know slows bowels but still, I'm drinking tons of water. the only way I go is if I use a laxative which is 2 times a week....  Read more

DIABETES FREEDOM!!!!!

I was diagnosed with diabetes 10/10 (A1C of 7.1) and I decided at that very moment, this was not going to be a part of me.39By being extremely diligent about my water consumption, carb intake(even lower than Sparkpeople's recommendation) and making...  Read more

World Diabetes Day ó Take Control of Your Diabetes

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and November 14 is World Diabetes Day. These global events will help improve the education and care of everyone touched by diabetes. To support these efforts and help you take control of your diabetes, we've crea...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

Time Your Health Right

Have Better DaysFeel like all of the advice you hear tells you to do more? Eat more salad. Drink more water. But it's not just about doing more, it's about doing what you already do—like taking a walk or drinking coffee—...  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

Diabetes Vlog #3 And Diabetes Tools and Breakfast

What I use for testing my Blood Sugar and My insulin and what I eat for breakfast :D Please check out my Youtube channel Typeoneandtwo Butterfly and subscribe to my channel and like my videos and comment on my Youtube videos I make please I nee...  Read more

Pre-Diabetes/Diabetes and Sugar

Iíve been reading extensively about diabetes since December 10, 2014, when I joined SparkPeople. Iíve also been talking about diabetes with friends and family. A better picture of what causes it is forming for me. Too much starch and carbs are...  Read more