02-09-2011 10:13 PM - edited 09-22-2011 02:03 AM
Welcome to the American Diabetes Association Community!
On behalf of the American Diabetes Association, thanks for checking out our online community. We hope that you will find our website and the many individuals in our online community to be a valuable resource for you as you fight and manage your diabetes. On these message boards, you can meet and talk with others who have diabetes. This is a place to find and identify with others who are or have been in the same boat as you. Check out the links below for support, information, and friends.
More Information about Diabetes
If you're coming here, you may be just beginning to learn all about what diabetes actually is. These links will take you to some of our pages about the "basics" of diabetes:
Type 1 vs. Type 2
Diabetes Treatment and Care
Have questions about how to take care of your diabetes? Find some answers on our main website: www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/treatment-an
Our Message Boards
We have a number of more specific message boards where you can talk more with others and ask questions from knowledgeable individuals. Introduce yourself here, but please be sure to visit the board(s) that is/are relevant to you!
Adults Living with Type 1
Adults Living with Type 2
The Place for Parents
Teens & Young Adults
What Can I Eat?
When it comes to diabetes, everyone wants to know, “What can I eat?” It’s all about planning and moderation. Learn more here: www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food
Regular exercise can be key in helping you manage your diabetes. Here are some thoughts on how much and what kind of exercise may be beneficial for you, as well as some simple but helpful stretches you can do anywhere: www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/fitness/ideas-fo
If you have further questions or any issues, do not hesitate to email our community administrator: email@example.com.
We hope that our website and this online community will be a valuable resource to you as you begin to fight and manage your diabetes.
The American Diabetes Association
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"Molly" (aka mollythed)
Type 2 diabetes diagnosed in 1995, now managed with Lantus, Novolog and Metformin; diet and exercise.
My late husband had diabetes. My three adult sons also have type 2 diabetes.
08-14-2011 03:41 AM
Get him to ask his meter; that will provide personalised unbiased advice for him. This is how I do that (click on it): Test, Review, Adjust
How do you know how many carbs a diabetic is allowed to have per meal/day? I have looked for this answer and I can't find it.
American Diabetes Association
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Alexandria, VA 22311
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