As you think about your motivation, know that there are two general categories of motivation. Extrinsic motivation comes from factors in your environment, such as other people. Intrinsic motivation comes from within. External factors, such as fitting into a specific dress, tend to be more short-lived, while intrinsic factors, such as wanting to feel better each day, can keep you going for the long term.
Hyperglycemia occurs when your blood sugar level is higher than normal. Diabetes is a chronic condition with hyperglycemia. If you have diabetes, your goals for management include lowering blood sugar consistently.
Prediabetes treatment is usually possible with simple lifestyle changes. The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) focuses on modest weight loss and physical activity, and has been proven to lower diabetes risk by 58%.
Do you have diabetes or prediabetes? If so, you may be getting a lot of messages about it. Some of those messages may be conflicting, and some may be difficult to believe. Which information is true, and which should you ignore? These are 7 myths about diabetes, and the truths behind them.
Do diabetes and rice mix? Will eating rice raise your A1C and blood sugar levels if you have diabetes? Does rice cause type 2 diabetes? Here is what you need to know about how rice can affect blood sugar and insulin, and how you can make rice a healthy part of your life.
This is what you should know about what a ketogenic diet is, how it can affect diabetes and weight, and how to follow one if you decide that a ketogenic diet may be right for you. The following steps can help you conquer diabetes with a ketogenic diet.
Diabetes may be a chronic condition that changes your life, but the course of diabetes can be changed. All kinds of factors affect your blood sugar, your risk for diabetes complications, and whether you get related conditions. Using Lark Diabetes Care can impact your diabetes and health, so great job getting started!
Eating right is one of the best treatments there is for prediabetes and diabetes. The right prediabetic diet can help you lose weight, lower blood sugar, and prevent or delay type 2 diabetes, but which one is right for you? If low-carb is good, is very-low-carb better? What about a ketogenic, or “keto,” diet?
Prediabetes affects 1 in 3 Americans, including half of those over age 65. Only 8 to 14% of those with prediabetes know they have it, so how do you know if you do? You can easily be confused about whether you have prediabetes, especially if any of the following sound familiar.