FEATURED

Members

Latest Activity

IrishDancer replied to Shoehorn's discussion 'Hypos during Exercising'
1 minute ago
Terry replied to v/prediabetic's discussion 'do you look at total carbs or only net carbs when you calculate insulin dose?'
4 minutes ago
Michael O added a discussion to the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
6 minutes ago
Profile IconJacklo322, A1c4.5, Squeeze and 5 more joined Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
55 minutes ago

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Advertisement

 

No one likes to be spammed!!  Our volunteer administrators work very hard to keep spammers out of this community, but the spammers get savvier and trickier all the time.  If you receive a spammy message or comment on your account please let us know!

Forum

Hypos during Exercising

Started by Shoehorn in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by IrishDancer 1 minute ago. 57 Replies

Hello All,I have recently been diagnosed with T1. I'm an avid cyclist and ride to work most days. About 25km each way.My Endo has encouraged exercise however I keep finding that I am going low most days on my ride home. I even have carbs and sugar…Continue

do you look at total carbs or only net carbs when you calculate insulin dose?

Started by v/prediabetic in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Terry 4 minutes ago. 1 Reply

I was wondering if calculating total carbs is more important than net carbs.Continue

New diabetic

Started by madison in New to Diabetes?. Last reply by acidrock23 1 hour ago. 186 Replies

I just found out I have diabetes. I had to go to the doctor for a girl problem, she took some blood tests and said I might have diabetes. She had me come back the next morning for more tests, they took so many blood vials I wondered if I had any…Continue

Tags: diagnosis, dx, diabetic, new

Fast resting heart rate, anyone?

Started by Lemonz in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by lotsofshots 1 hour ago. 14 Replies

Hey guysI went to my endo last week, and she was worried for my resting heart rate. My average is 105 bpm. I have in the past taken multiple ECGs to test for arrhythmia, and had my heart scanned 2 years ago to see if there were any abnormalities,…Continue

blog policy

For more information about what a blog is and how it differs from a forum post, and our guidelines for blogs, please visit our New Member Guide.

Blog Posts

Don't let the fear of the highs and lows, keep you from trying.

Posted by Mekenzie D on January 31, 2015 at 8:48pm 1 Comment

In the end of the day, you have a choice.. You have to choose what is important and what is worth fighting for.. Although I didn't choose diabetes, it chose me. There are some things I have chose, but I have to decide what is worth it and what…

Continue

The Wall

Posted by Diabetic Dad on January 31, 2015 at 5:54pm 3 Comments

Have you hit a wall? Is there someone thinking or telling you there is no wall, “it’s all in your head,” “you can beat it,”etc., etc.?

There’s a wall. Maybe you haven’t hit it. Maybe, you’ve found a way through it, around it, or over it.…

Continue

It has been one year

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on January 30, 2015 at 2:00pm 14 Comments

It has been one year

On January 28, 2015 many of us marked the one year anniversary of the passing of…

Continue

Shooting Lasers

Posted by Tamra on January 28, 2015 at 6:32pm 4 Comments

*The following is a recounting from memory. Certain details may be inaccurate due to faulty memory or misunderstanding of medical lingo, etc.*

Several months ago I had lens replacement surgery for a cataract that had already…

Continue

Short and Sweet

Posted by Lloyd on January 28, 2015 at 12:51pm 6 Comments

New A1c today, 5.9. Under 6 for eight years.
T2 for 21 years, no complications.

-Lloyd

Who Do You See When We Go To The Doctor

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on January 28, 2015 at 3:30am 10 Comments

Who Do You See When We Go To The Doctor

Wow, I am so darn busy all of a sudden. Does anyone else get this…

Continue

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Welcome to the TuDiabetes chat!!  We have some rules for its use:

1. Keep all conversation in the main room PG13

2. Do not use the chat for any form of promotion, including promotion of events, services, products, unapproved fundraising,  and research.

3. Members should never advise other members to start, stop, or change a dose of a medication that is routinely prescribed, controlled, or overseen by a medical professional.

4. Use your common sense and common courtesy!  We are real people here, with feelings, even though we can't see each other.  So be kind.  Be polite.  Bring your best self to these interactions so that we may all feel safe and welcome in the chatroom.

See the TuDiabetes Terms of Service for more detail on what's appropriate on the site and in the chatroom, and note that we do review the chat retroactively, and warn/suspend members who abuse this feature.

If you encounter technical difficulties in the chat, check out Ning's supported browsers.

Chat

Active Conversations

Disconnected (32 online)

    Disconnected

    You are disconnected from chat. Connect to join the chat.

    Suspended From Chat

    Sign up to chat on Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes.

    Join

     
     
     

    Advertisement



    REsources

    From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

    Spare A Rose, Save A Child for Valentines Day

    Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →

    Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces Interim Executive Director as Manny Hernandez, Co-Founder and President, Steps Down

    Read the Spanish version of the announcement. BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 – Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. “Diabetes Hands Foundation has Read on! →

    Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

    DHF TEAM

    Melissa Lee
    (Interim Executive Director, has type 1)
    Manny Hernandez
    (Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

    Emily Coles
    (Head of Communities, has type 1)

    Mila Ferrer
    (EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

    Mike Lawson
    (Head of Experience, has type 1)

    Corinna Cornejo
    (Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

    Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

    DHF VOLUNTEERS


    Lead Administrator

    Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


    Administrators

    Lorraine (mother of type 1)
    Marie B (has type 1)

    DanP (has Type 1)

    Gary (has type 2)

    David (has type 2)

     

    LIKE us on Facebook

    Spread the word

    Loading…

    This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

    © 2015   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

    Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service