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Forum Tools & Information

This forum is a place to report any bugs or issues you may be experiencing as you explore. Make sure to read the Help section linked at the top of the page first, though! (For diabetes related questions, please visit our other boards.)
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Recently Diagnosed & New Members

If you've just been diagnosed with diabetes or are new to the boards, introduce yourself here and start asking questions!
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Adults Living with Type 1

Whether you are newly diagnosed or a long-time fighter, share your thoughts and advice on life with type 1 diabetes.
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Adults Living with Type 2

Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90-95 percent of all the cases of diabetes, and managing it can be a full time job. Share your experiences with others here!
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I Love Someone with Diabetes

Diabetes affects the whole family. Whether you're a spouse, sibling, child, other family member or friend, this is a place to find support from others who also love and care for a person living with diabetes.
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The Place for Parents

"Your child has diabetes." Many parents who hear these words feel dazed, shocked, afraid, or guilty. This forum is designed for parents like you to talk with other parents of children with diabetes.
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Teens & Young Adults

Teenagers and young adults with diabetes have unique issues. This is a place to discuss those issues and to share solutions. Topics can be about diabetes or about life in general.
Latest Topic - Someone, please help me.
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The Watering Hole

Sometimes, you just want to talk about life, right? This is a board where people of all diabetes types -- and those without, too! -- can come to talk with one another. Posts can be about anything you like!
Latest Topic - Happy Halloween!
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Eating Right with Diabetes

With an informed approach, you can still eat many of the dishes you've always enjoyed. This forum is for diabetes-friendly recipes submitted by users, tips for eating on-the-go, and ideas for eating healthier and losing weight.
Latest Topic - Potato Substitute
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Diabetes Technology & Equipment

From insulin pumps to continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) to glucose meters, there is a lot of equipment available to people with diabetes. Talk about tips for using diabetes management devices properly, ask questions about technology, and figure out what might work best for you.
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Exercise & Fitness

Staying active is key to good physical and mental health. Talk about your exercise habits, stores and websites where you purchase gear, and any other fitness secrets you have learned.
Latest Topic - how to improve?
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Discuss Diabetes News

Discuss news and research that affects the lives of people with diabetes. Whether you're looking for diabetes news updates, book information, or ways to get involved, this forum will help you stay up-to-date on the latest news in diabetes.
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Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes affects about 4% of all pregnant women – over 135,000 cases in the United States each year. Untreated or poorly controlled gestational diabetes can result in life-long complications and risks to developing infants.
Latest Topic - gestational diabetes
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