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Tips and ideas to eat well, exercise and live healthy while managing diabetes.

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Water, Water, and more water!

Today's Spark Coach challenge was to post a tip about water, and I saw another members questions dealing with water, so I decided to pitch in a few things she'd already been told and a little tip or two maybe she hadn't heard. She was already at goal weight (LUCKY GIRL!) and was struggling to get 8...

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How to Make a Type 2 Diabetes Care Plan That Works for You (by Everyday Health Editors)

Learn the cornerstones of a successful diabetes management strategy as you begin to devise your own sustainable, long-term plan.

Now that you have enlisted the members of your diabetes-care team, itís time to get the basics of your plan organized. As you begin this battle, you will be calling...

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Inspired By Mum

. This picture is my mum two years ago. This year on 26th January this year I visited my mum in her care home, she has vascular dementure, as she lay in her bed unable to communicate, being injected with ins...

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No Diabetic Meds

LOW CARB. I can't say low carb enough. I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in August 2014. I was 53 years old. I weighed 273 pounds. The heaviest I have EVER been. I have been "heavy" most of my life. I have been off of Metformin for a year now, and off of blood pressure and cholesterol medi...

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Track, Exercise, Drink

I'm what they call a good diabetic. I used to take
medicine for my diabetes. I went on Weight Watchers, my Blood Sugar started bottoming out. My Dr. told me to quit taking my diabetic
medicine. The medicine for diabetes I took was a pill & a injection. Not insulin. So I quit taking all
my...

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Track, Exercise, Drink

I'm what they call a good diabetic. I used to take
medicine for my diabetes. I went on Weight Watchers, my Blood Sugar started bottoming out. My Dr. told me to quit taking my diabetic
medicine. The medicine for diabetes I took was a pill & a injection. Not insulin. So I quit taking all
my...

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25 Tips Living With Diabetes

25 Tips for Living With Diabetes

1.Keep your glucose meter always in the same place so you donít have to go looking for it. Mine is on my kitchen counter resting beside two small stuffed bunnies always smiling up at me.



1.Get a dilated eye exam every year from an ophthalmologi...

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Aloe and Bitter Melon Could Help Treat Diabetes

Aloe and Bitter Melon Could Help Treat Diabetes


What do aloe and bitter melon have in common? Yes, they're both plants, but both have also been identified as having powerful medicinal effects. New studies show both aloe and bitter melon exert positive effects on diabetes and high blood su...

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Lowering A1C Blood Sugar Level

I was diagnosed with Type II diabetes 6 months ago and have been fighting a losing battle with lowering my blood sugar level. Following my nutritionist meal plan just did not work for me. Then I remembered a decade ago, when I read a book by Doctors Michael and Mary Eades called Protein Power and lo...

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Cut your sodium in half at breakfast and make your first meal of the day SUPER healthy with these life hacks!

I love salt! And eat WAY too much, especially as I am Southern. And ESPECIALLY AT Breakfast, But some tricky subs I have discovered have allowed me to cut it more then 50% and still enjoy all my southern morning favorites. And even better, my blood pressure has dropped from 172/116 to 135/85 and is ...

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