TuDiabetes Website

The TuDiabetes Website category is for questions and answers about how this website works, how to use it, and ways in which we might improve it! If you're having any trouble with the site, this category is a good place to start looking for help.

Welcome

WELCOME to our forum! We are happy to have you here and would like to get to know you better!

Type 1 and LADA

The Type 1 Diabetes and LADA category is intended for discussion specifically for, by and about people with Type 1 Diabetes and LADA.

Type 2

The Type 2 Diabetes category is intended for discussion specifically for, by and about people with Type 2 Diabetes.

Diabetes and Pregnancy

The Diabetes and Pregnancy category is for discussion for, by and/or about women with any type of diabetes who are, have been or would like to be pregnant. Share your stories, ask questions, discuss the challenges.

Community

The Community category is intended as a place to talk about ourselves more personally. Write about your personal experiences with diabetes, share artwork you have created, greet fellow community members and wish one another happy birthday here!

Food

This category is for any conversations about diet and nutrition for people with diabetes.

Treatment

The Treatment category is for questions and discussion about any kind of treatment/medication for any kind of diabetes.

Diabetes Technology

The Diabetes Technology category is a place to talk about our gadgets! Insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, regular glucose monitors, CGM in the cloud, apps, and all the other cool stuff we PWD use to stay healthy.

Healthy Living

The Healthy Living category is for conversations relating to lifestyle aside from food-related topics (which have a separate category). Topics here include exercise, weight-management, healthy habits in general and healthy attitude maintenance.

Diabetes Complications and other Conditions

The Diabetes Complications and Other Conditions category is the place to talk about complications resulting from diabetes and also other conditions that are not related to diabetes. Please notice that there are several sub-categories devoted to specific systems that are particularly vulnerable to the affects of diabetes, and use those if/when they apply to the content you would like to read or write.

Mental and Emotional Wellness

The Mental and Emotional Wellness category is for discussions about diabetes-related depression, anxiety, burnout, disordered eating, "diabetes distress", and ways to combat the myriad mental and emotional challenges that can come with having diabetes.

Diabetes Advocacy

The Diabetes Advocacy category is for all types of advocacy relating to diabetes and people with diabetes, including advocating for ourselves personally (as with our health care providers), and advocating for people with diabetes on a broader social and political level.