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General Diabetes Discussions
This section of the forum can be used to discuss anything and everything to do with Diabetes. Please use this general Diabetes section for any comments or discussions that don't fit into the more specific forum categories below.
Are you worried you are a diabetic? Are you diabetic and concerned about any new or different symptoms? Are you looking for a diabetes test? Please feel free to post your questions, concerns or related information in our Diabetes Symptoms section. See if any other members are going through the same issues or have already been through them and can offer you some valuable experience and advice.
As there is currently no cure for the chronic, Diabetes mellitus – the emphasis must be on treatment and management to avoid complications. Please use this section to discuss how you carefully control and manage your Diabetes. Please let us know what is and isn’t working for you. Feel free to discuss all areas of treatment and management of Diabetes including diet, exercise, weight loss, insulin usage, oral drugs and more.
Diabetes can cause many short term, long term, acute and chronic complications. Please use this section to discuss any experiences you have with Diabetes related complications. New members please feel free to post about your concerns and ask questions to the community.
Family and Friends of Diabetics
This new section is for visitors of the site who have friends, family and people they care about living with Diabetes. Feel free to post your questions here for the Diabetes Forum community. Please do also share your experience and advice about living with Diabetes through others.
Diabetes in Children
Please use this section of the Diabetes Forum to discuss childhood Diabetes. Parents, please feel free to discuss your concerns and seek answers to any questions to might have. Any members that have experience with childhood Diabetes, please share your experiences.
Gestational Diabetes can effect from 3-10% of all pregnancies. If you are pregnant and concerned about gestational Diabetes then please feel free to use this section of the forum to discuss Diabetes during your pregnancy. If you have any experience of Diabetes during pregnancy then please feel free to share your knowledge with other members here.
The Diabetes News section is a place to share any new stories or information you have come across related to Diabetes for the rest of the forum to share and discuss. If you have seen or read about new medication, diabetes treatments, medical breakthroughs or any interesting stories of personal interest then please post and discuss them here. From time to time we will take some of the Diabetes News stories from this section and write them up in our Diabetes Blog.
Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
A healthy, well balanced, nutritious diet which factors in Diabetes can be crucial for the long term management of Diabetes. Use this section to discuss your diet, what you would like to try, swap recipes and more.
Diabetes Friendly Recipes
Do you have tasty recipes you'd like to share, or are you looking for a recipe that other diabetics use? This is the place to be.
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Off Topic Lounge
This is the more social area of the community. Please feel free to drop in and discuss anything on your mind. Use this area for off topic discussions, making friends, and socializing.
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New Member IntroductionsI am 66 female and considered pre diabetic. My problem is always weight control. My highest weight was 188 I’m 5’2 about 10 years ago and climbing and my doctor put me on Met Forman and I went down to 145 pounds rather quickly and then doing so gained a lot of baggy skin and cellulite but...
Diabetes Diet and NutritionFor the reasons stated in my last post in"The lower-fat experiment", I am rekindling a low-carb daily diet thread. All are invited to join. Wednesday, July 6: 5:34 AM (FBG, before breakfast): 90 Breakfast: avocado, TJ's spicy Italian chicken sausage, Southern greens blend, Carbmaster black...
New Member IntroductionsI am a Type 2 diabetic that is currently taking 1500mg Metformin, 30 units of Lantus and 7.5mg of Glipizide daily to help manage my condition. I also have a history of kidney stones which periodically present themselves. My endo MD started me on Mounjaro which has lowered my previous blood...
General Diabetes DiscussionsI have a St. Jude's two lead pacemaker and have for years. I recently have been trying out a Freestyle Libre 3 CGM on the back of my left arm. The sensor readings and the finger stick readings do not track well (CGM often 15-20 points higher than finger stick -- but it does vary). I am...