Diabetes Helpers is a help network on mobile and desktop where people help each other navigate life with diabetes. People with type 1, type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes and their caregivers answer each other about the symptoms of diabetes, how to lower their a1c, and learn more about diabetes diet and management. Click on one of the tags below to read what our Diabetes Helpers said on that subject and join the conversation!
Who is it for?
A Safety Net of People Like You
Teens with Diabetes
I just want to live my life like everybody else without worrying about diabetes. My parents get mad at me but I keep telling them that it's really not that easy.
It's hard enough to juggle school, work, and social life, so add to that the constant struggle to manage my diabetes while not letting it drag me down
Moms of Children with Diabetes
I work full time as my son living pancreas. I still don't grasp it when explaining to teachers how to keep him alive every single day
The doctor said I should be eating better and exercising more. Its so hard doing this on my own. I don't know where I can find the discipline