Secrets of Success

Living With Diabetes Secrets

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

5

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

DIABETES HAS BEEN UNDER COTROL FOR YEARS NOW

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

7

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Avoid These Diabetes Traps

Avoid These Diabetes Traps
.

You may be scared or stunned by a type 2 diabetes diagnosis, but it’s critical that you start making the changes suggested by your doctor. That's often easier said than done, since for most of us, what we eat, how much we exercise, and other everyday habits are...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

2

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Breast Cancer Survivors Face Increased Diabetes Risk

Breast Cancer Survivors Face Increased Diabetes Risk

Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes — in part, it appears, as a consequence of receiving chemotherapy, according to a large study published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

2

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Can Coffee Really Thwart Type 2 Diabetes?

Can Coffee Really Thwart Type 2 Diabetes?

Your morning "cup of Joe" may do more than deliver the jolt you need to get going — it may also help you stave off type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

But, before you pour yourself a second cup know this: The study authors said their researc...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

3

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Top Diets for Diabetes

Top Diets for Diabetes

According to government figures, more than 85 percent of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight or obese (although excess weight isn't the only risk factor for this type of diabetes). But for people with type 2 diabetes who fall into that 85 percent, dropping the po...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Diabetes Myths and Truths

Diabetes Myths and Truths


The Myth: Eating too much sugar causes diabetes.

The Truth: Years ago, folks called it "sugar diabetes," implying that the disease was caused by eating too much of the sweet stuff. Medical experts now know that diabetes is triggered by a combination of gen...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Growing Older With Type 2 Diabetes

Growing Older With Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes used to be called adult-onset diabetes because it appeared later in life. Although the typical picture of a person diagnosed with diabetes is changing — with more people developing it at a much younger age than they did before — close to a th...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Dietary Goals for Type 2 Diabetes

Dietary Goals for Type 2 Diabetes

The right diabetes diet is crucial to managing diabetes. A sensible eating plan can help people with type 2 diabetes maintain stable blood sugar levels and preserve their overall health.

However, it's not as complex or out of the ordinary as you might ...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

Because type 2 diabetes develops slowly, and symptoms generally come on gradually, they may go unnoticed for a long time, or they may be attributed to something else.

For example, increased thirst may be chalked up to a hot summer, or fatigue may be interpreted...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Menopause and Type 2 Diabetes

Menopause and Type 2 Diabetes


Menopause is a topic that often generates a lot of opinions from women — those who welcome it and those who dread it. There’s also a lot of discussion about whether it’s something that should be “treated” or left to occur naturally, without any medications.

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Submit a Secret


See Another Category: Go

Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click the "Report Inappropriate Secret" on the secret's page and our staff will review it.