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The migration of TuDiabetes has begun

Content created between now and the launch of our new site on April 20th will NOT be moved to that new home, but our community values and Terms of Service still apply during this time.We are not accepting new members during this transition period. If you want to join the TuDiabetes community please send an e-mail to We will send you an invitation to join after the migration is completed.

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Type 1 Diabetes

Lantus or Humalog Users
Insulin Pen Users
Pumping Our Insulin
Type 1 for Thirty Plus Years
Needle Diabetics (folks taking insulin with syringes or pens)


Type 2 Diabetes

Metformin 4 Us
A1C Below 6.0 on Diet and Exercise ONLY
Needle Diabetics (folks taking insulin with syringes or pens)
Type 2 Diabetics
Insulin Dependent Type 2
Thin Type 2 Diabetics
Type 2 Teens


LADA (Type 1.5) and Monogenic (MODY) Diabetes

LADA Diabetics
Monogenic Diabetes


Insulin Pump Users

Pumping our Insulin
Omnipod Users
Minimed Paradigm Users
Tandem T:Slim Users
Animas Users
Roche Accu-Check Spirit Insulin Pump Users
Pumping Seniors
Asante Snap Users


Glucose Monitoring

Bayer Contour USB Users
Freestyle Glucometer Users
Onetouch Users
Accu-Check Users
Dexcom Users
Continuous Glucose Monitor Users
CGM Reimbursement Advocacy
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Insulin Types and Other Diabetes Treatments

Symlin Users
Insulin Pen Users
Metformin 4 Us
Levemir Users
Byetta Users
Victoza Users
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Parenting, Grandparenting and Children with Diabetes

Parents of Kids with Type 1
Momnipods and Popnipods (parents of children who use the Omnipod insulin pump)
Type 3 Diabetes (people with loved-ones who have diabetes)

Parents with Diabetes
Grandparents of T1D Kids
Families with Multiple Members with Type 1
Kids & Civil Rights at School


Gestational Diabetes, Diabetes and Pregnancy

Diabetes and Women
Dealing with Infertility
Oh! Baby!!!


Diabetes Complications and Other Conditions

Hypothyroid Diabetics
Diabetics with Depression
Diabetics with Eye Problems
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Emotional and Social Support
Diabetes Burn Out
Diabetics with Depression
Emotional Support Group
Diabetics with Eating Disorders
Hypoglycemic experiences
Diabetics Without Medical Insurance
Diabetes and Sexuality (Men)
Diabetes and Sexuality (Women)
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New to Diabetes?

How Did You Know You Had Diabetes?
Simple Steps for Health


Food, Recipes and Eating Habits for People with Diabetes

We Want Real Food!
Diabetes Grocery Shopping
Raw Food Diabetics
Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group (low carb consumption)
Low Carb Recipe Swap
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TuDiabetes Weight Loss Team
The Big Blue Test


Geographical Region

USA groups
Canada Diabetes
United Kingdom Diabetics
Middle East
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Age Groups

Teenagers with Type 1
College Students with Diabetes
College Diabetes Network - Students
Young Adults with Diabetes
Seniors with Diabetes
Pumping Seniors


Sports and Fitness

Athletic Diabetics
Diabetics Who Run Marathons
Cycling Diabetics
Type 1 Runners
T1DM Powerlifting, Bodybuilding and High Intensity Training
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Social Topics and Groups

Inked Diabetics
Diabetes and Women
Diabetes Photo Museum
Geeks with Diabetes (techies, programmers, computer-lovers etc.)
Single Diabetics
Traveling the World with Diabetes
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Arts and Crafts Groups

Diabetes Supplies Art
Drawing Diabetes
Diabetic Artists
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Last updated by Emily Coles Oct 8, 2014.



From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF Joins Diabetes Advocacy Alliance

Diabetes Hands Foundation is incredibly honored to join the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance, an organization with the drive and potential to affect a powerful, positive impact on diabetes and healthcare policy. Diabetes Advocacy Alliance is a 20-member coalition of leading professional Read on! →

Helmsley Charitable Trust Renews Support for DHF

HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST GRANTS SUPPORT TO DIABETES HANDS FOUNDATION FOR FOURTH YEAR  Funding in 2015 to support major transitions in programs and leadership at Diabetes Hands Foundation BERKELEY, CA: February 18, 2015 – The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team


Melissa Lee
(Interim Executive Director, Editor, has type 1)

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, 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)


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


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

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (has type 2)


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