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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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    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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      Geordie_P Latest: Help Geordie_P, Mar 25, 2017 at 3:46 AM
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    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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    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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    5. Type 1 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1 Diabetes.
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    6. 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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      Medusa41 Latest: Dual wave rates for high fat, high carb meals? Medusa41, Mar 25, 2017 at 12:11 AM
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    7. Type 2 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 2 Diabetes.
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    8. 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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      Kristin251 Latest: Avocado everyday? Kristin251, Mar 25, 2017 at 12:37 AM
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    9. Type 3c (Pancreatic) Diabetes

      Forum to ask questions, find support and share experiences with people with Pancreatic Diabetes (aka Type 3c Diabetes).
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      Energize Latest: late diagnosis CF related diabetes Energize, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:45 PM
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    10. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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    12. Reactive Hypoglycemia

      A forum to discover and discuss blood group disorders where hypoglycemic episodes are symptomatic.
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      Lamont D Latest: Hourly meals Lamont D, Mar 22, 2017 at 9:43 PM
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    13. 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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    14. 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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      Robkww Latest: Another success. Robkww, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:00 PM
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    1. Children & Teens

      A section for children and young teens. Are you under 18? Head here to chat and meet people your own age!
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      Tipetoo Latest: Summer Tipetoo, Mar 14, 2017
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    2. Young People/Adults

      A forum for people aged 18 and above (young adults) to chat, share and make friends.
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      mokshagna Latest: Anyone Type 1's Between 18-30 Here? mokshagna, Mar 24, 2017 at 3:53 PM
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    3. 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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      justadad Latest: Freestyle libre justadad, Mar 23, 2017 at 2:43 PM
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    4. 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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    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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      chris lowe Latest: What are you doing right now ? chris lowe, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:04 PM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Diane_Jess Latest: WORD ASSOCIATION GAME 4 Diane_Jess, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:19 PM
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    3. Jokes and Humour

      The place for you to share those hilarious videos, pictures, stories and jokes!
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      Bishop_of_the_Glen Latest: Geek Jokes Bishop_of_the_Glen, Mar 25, 2017 at 1:41 AM
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    1. Food, Nutrition and Recipes

      Add your own recipes, discuss food and what works for you, help other people with diabetes to understand about diet.
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      Kristin251 Latest: Toast and Cake back on the hospital menu. Kristin251, Mar 25, 2017 at 1:21 AM
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    2. Low-carb Diet Forum

      A forum for discussing and learning more about low carb diets. There may be people trying low carb for the first time, so please be compassionate.
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      Energize Latest: Lost appetite Energize, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:57 PM
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    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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      lisa5466 Latest: ND 800 calories (AGAIN) lisa5466, Mar 21, 2017 at 8:12 AM
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    4. Vegetarian Diet Forum

      Forum for people who don't eat meat and those who would like to reduce their meat intake to discuss a vegetarian and/or vegan diet.
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      Sable_Jan Latest: Vegetarians: What have you eaten today? Sable_Jan, Mar 24, 2017 at 6:53 PM
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    5. Gluten-free Forum

      Support forum for people who have a gluten intolerance and/or lead a gluten-free lifestyle.
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      Kat_franks Latest: Coeliacs disease Kat_franks, Mar 5, 2017
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      berylc Latest: Fasting is just stupid..... says my husband! berylc, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:00 PM
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    7. 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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      Marvelchick79 Latest: Sugar free diet for t2?? Marvelchick79, Mar 22, 2017 at 8:36 AM
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    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.
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    2. Blood Glucose Monitoring

      The place to discuss testing and monitoring - from daily blood glucose testing and CGM to HbA1c.
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      Gascoigne Latest: G5 vs Sony SW3 vs Medtronic Gascoigne, Mar 23, 2017 at 4:22 PM
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    3. 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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      ekundayo Latest: Help in dealing with neuropathy ekundayo, Mar 23, 2017 at 7:03 PM
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    4. 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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      Kristin251 Latest: bipolar and type2 Kristin251, Mar 25, 2017 at 1:07 AM
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    5. Emotional and Mental Health

      Use this forum to discuss and find emotional and/or mental health support. We're in this together.
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      catapillar Latest: At a complete loss catapillar, Mar 24, 2017 at 7:41 PM
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    6. Alternative Treatments

      Discuss complementary and alternative remedies, treatments and supplements. These don't have to be diabetes related, so long as they're of use to the diabetes community.
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      joeninty90 Latest: Apple Cider Vinegar joeninty90, Mar 23, 2017 at 10:20 AM
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    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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      therower Latest: Regular moderate exercise log therower, Mar 24, 2017 at 7:28 PM
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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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      col101 Latest: will the night shift rise the glucose level ? col101, Mar 24, 2017 at 8:04 PM
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    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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      SueNSW Latest: Diabetes type 2 SueNSW, Mar 25, 2017 at 2:45 AM
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    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
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      Engineer88 Latest: Nocturnal hypo unawareness and driving Engineer88, Mar 20, 2017 at 9:41 AM
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    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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      Raks_ Latest: Survey for teen type 1 diabetics Raks_, Mar 19, 2017 at 3:06 PM
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    1. Book and Product Reviews

      Use this area of the community to review and discuss books and products. Peer review can help others to make the right choices.
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    2. 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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    3. 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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      Jaylee Latest: Bath Half Marathon Jaylee, Mar 12, 2017
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