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    1. Greetings and Introductions

      Introduce yourself to the Diabetes Community. Use this area to say hello and meet people for the first time. Welcome to the Diabetes Forum!
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      Latest: Hello from a newbie Daibell, Dec 20, 2014 at 11:05 AM
    2. Newly Diagnosed

      If you are newly diagnosed with diabetes and would like to share your experiences or support with other people that have recently been diagnosed, please use this forum.
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      Latest: New T2 kinda diagnosed Bluetit1802, Dec 20, 2014 at 1:03 PM
    3. Diabetes Discussions

      Discuss diabetes issues, get help about diabetes, share your diabetes experiences, offer support, meet other diabetics and learn more about diabetes.
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      Latest: Aspartame and the Brain - new evidence Brit90, Dec 20, 2014 at 1:02 PM
    4. Ask A Question

      If you have a question relating to your diabetes, managing your diabetes or anything else that is diabetes related, ask the Diabetes Community here.
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      Latest: Christmas dinner plans Foxie, Dec 20, 2014 at 1:13 PM
    5. Type 1 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1 Diabetes.
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      Latest: My GAD results tibi, Dec 20, 2014 at 1:20 PM
    6. Type 2 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 2 Diabetes.
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      Latest: Feet Problems Snowy12, Dec 20, 2014 at 1:30 PM
    7. Type 1.5/LADA Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1.5/LADA Diabetes.
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      Latest: To go private for LADA blood tests? LucySW, Dec 20, 2014 at 12:30 PM
    8. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      Latest: it's prediabetes... clairegra, Dec 19, 2014 at 11:15 PM
    9. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Latest: Any tips for eating out? Brunneria, Dec 19, 2014 at 9:34 PM
    10. Diabetes Soapbox - Have Your Say

      Have your say about anything of concern to the diabetes community. This is your platform to make complaints and discuss the best way to solve them. We aim to assist you in any way.
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    11. Success Stories and Testimonials

      Lowered your HbA1c? Lost some weight? Maybe you’re proud of something someone else has done. Whatever it may be, share it here!
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      Latest: HbA1C reduced to 6.4% from 7.2% in 3 months Coreyjohn, Dec 19, 2014 at 6:06 PM
    1. Children & Teens

      A special section for children and teenagers. Are you under 18? Head here to chat and meet people your own age!
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      Latest: Hypoglycaemia tanith1989, Dec 20, 2014 at 12:36 AM
    2. Parents

      A special section for parents of children with diabetes. This forum is for all discussion about caring for young people with diabetes and sharing your experience and knowledge.
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      Latest: 3 year old possible type 1 ,advice pls Carl G, Dec 15, 2014 at 5:32 PM
    3. Pregnancy

      Trying to conceive or already pregnant? This forum is for women with diabetes who wish to become pregnant or are already pregnant.
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      Latest: Got my second preconception clinic! jade88, Dec 19, 2014 at 6:45 PM
    1. General Chat

      Talk about everything and anything; world events, what books you are reading or films you've seen, what the weather was like... it's up to you.
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      Latest: Pension AndBreathe, Dec 20, 2014 at 1:10 PM
    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Latest: WORD ASSOCIATION GAME 4 Patricia21, Dec 20, 2014 at 1:36 PM
    3. Jokes and Humour

      The place for you to share those hilarious videos, pictures, stories and jokes!
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      Latest: A moment on the lips.. Opalshards, Dec 20, 2014 at 11:54 AM
    1. Food, Nutrition and Recipes

      Add your own recipes, discuss food and what works for you, help other diabetics to understand about diet.
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      Latest: A low GI diet may not help your blood sugar. phoenix, Dec 20, 2014 at 9:08 AM
    2. Low-carb Diet Forum

      A forum for discussing and learning more about low carb diets.
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      Latest: What have you eaten today? Blessedarethecheesemakers, Dec 20, 2014 at 12:06 PM
    3. Low Calorie Diets

      This forum is for discussion of low calorie diets including the Newcastle diet and for people who are consciously counting calories.
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      Latest: DO YOU TRUST YOUR BLOOD MONITOR msmi1970, Dec 16, 2014 at 1:30 AM
    4. Weight Loss and Dieting

      Use this forum for all weight loss and dieting discussions. Ask questions and share your success stories here.
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      Latest: Where do those lost pounds go dieters? Pasha, Dec 20, 2014 at 9:22 AM
    1. Diabetes Medication and Drugs

      For many people with diabetes, medication and drugs are an essential part of controlling blood glucose levels. Please use this forum for all questions relating to diabetes drugs.
      Latest: Just been given different brand Marvin, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:30 PM
    2. Blood Glucose Monitoring

      The place to discuss testing and monitoring - from daily blood glucose testing and CGM to HbA1c.
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      Latest: CGM Sensor Stretchers Spiker, Dec 20, 2014 at 11:10 AM
    3. Insulin Pump Forum

      Forum for insulin pumpers and anyone interested in insulin pumps to discuss pump equipment, advantages, techniques, ask questions and offer support.
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      Latest: Pump Insurance CarbsRok, Dec 20, 2014 at 12:14 PM
    4. Diabetes Complications

      Use this forum for all discussion about diabetes complications, how you prevent complications, what complications you have experienced and how they have affected you.
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      Latest: Male sexual problems and diabetes. eddie1968, Dec 20, 2014 at 11:55 AM
    5. Other Health Conditions and Diabetes

      Discuss other medical conditions such as coeliac disease, IBS and thyroid problems and how they relate to diabetes.
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      Latest: Colonoscopy and 24hr fasting...... eddie1968, Dec 19, 2014 at 9:24 PM
    6. Diabetes Mind, Body and Spirit

      Discuss complementary and alternative remedies and medication to help the mind, body and spirit. These don't have to be diabetes related, so long as they're of use to the Diabetes Community.
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      Latest: Counselling and Diabetes? louch1, Dec 19, 2014 at 7:05 AM
    7. Fitness, Exercise and Sport

      For all fitness, exercise and sport discussion. People with diabetes can benefit hugely from regular exercise. Use this forum to discuss what you do and how it helps you.
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    1. Jobs and Employment

      Use this forum to discuss problems relating to diabetes and work, issues with your employer and discussions about employment.
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      Latest: new job noblehead, Dec 17, 2014 at 12:24 PM
    2. Benefits

      This forum is for any queries or advice you may have about benefits, tax credits, VAT exemption and diabetes-related legislation.
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      Latest: Carers allowance Tracey167, Dec 11, 2014
    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
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      Latest: DVLA Petition- Action for Diabetic Drivers himtoo, Dec 18, 2014 at 8:16 PM
    1. Diabetes News

      Discuss all diabetes related news - from whether you agree with the news to how it may effect you.
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    2. Diabetes Research

      Discuss all aspects of diabetes research. Post links to diabetes research articles and their findings.
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      Latest: ADDRESS-2 catherinecherub, Dec 6, 2014
    1. Community Submitted Guides & Links

      Use this area of the forum to submit guides and links that other members of the community may find helpful.
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    2. Diabetes Events & Fundraising

      List and discuss all diabetes events and post your fundraising efforts, no matter how big or small. If commercial in nature, please contact the moderating team before posting.
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    3. Diabetes Product Reviews

      Use this area of the Diabetes Community to review and discuss diabetes products. Peer review can help other people to make the right choices.
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      Latest: Owen Mumford Insulin Pens Recalled anna29, Dec 17, 2014 at 5:23 PM