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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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      satts66 Latest: G'day satts66, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:26 PM
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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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      Bluetit1802 Latest: Diagnosed today Bluetit1802, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:32 PM
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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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      ickihun Latest: Obesity: How Prejudiced is the NHS? ickihun, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:21 PM
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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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      lowedb Latest: Why such a big jump after breakfast? lowedb, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:30 PM
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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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      No1DeadlyPoison Latest: Blood Glucose Before Bed. No1DeadlyPoison, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:30 PM
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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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      kimrooney89 Latest: Pump clinic appointment kimrooney89, Apr 26, 2017 at 7:16 PM
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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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      bulkbiker Latest: Monitoring type 2 bulkbiker, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:36 PM
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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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      DaftThoughts Latest: Some noob questions DaftThoughts, Apr 26, 2017 at 4:15 PM
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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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      KezG Latest: Hi from a new T3 KezG, Apr 26, 2017 at 1:40 AM
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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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      Glink Latest: Denial Glink, Apr 26, 2017 at 7:29 PM
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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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      Kaz261 Latest: RH/Prediabetes Kaz261, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:06 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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      ickihun Latest: Daily Mirror ickihun, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:14 PM
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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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      Bluetit1802 Latest: I can bath again Bluetit1802, Apr 26, 2017 at 5:59 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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      KiwiBinder Latest: Diabetes KiwiBinder, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:58 AM
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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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    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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      doyoutakesugar Latest: Kids & teens -- how do they manage it? doyoutakesugar, Apr 26, 2017 at 7:49 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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      marie85 Latest: 35weeks-growth scan advice marie85, Apr 26, 2017 at 11:59 AM
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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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      Cumberland Latest: What are you doing right now ? Cumberland, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:04 PM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      dukidoll Latest: A to Z of FILM STARS. dukidoll, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:09 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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      mentat Latest: New insulin pens designed for fruit mentat, Apr 23, 2017 at 3:41 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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      Pura Vida Latest: Full fat yogurt Pura Vida, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:34 PM
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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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      walnut_face Latest: What have you eaten today? walnut_face, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:08 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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    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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      Ledzeptt Latest: Vegetarians: What have you eaten today? Ledzeptt, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:20 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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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      ickihun Latest: Cold hands and feet.... ickihun, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:12 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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    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.
      GrantGam Latest: New to Novorapid GrantGam, Apr 26, 2017 at 1:41 PM
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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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      Ledzeptt Latest: Life with Libre Ledzeptt, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:03 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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      Christine McMillan Latest: Tingling and Cold Hands & Feet Christine McMillan, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:06 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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    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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      Katrina5664 Latest: Feeling peturbed Katrina5664, Apr 23, 2017 at 12:03 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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      Contralto Latest: Famine Foods Website Contralto, Apr 11, 2017
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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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      Sarebear86 Latest: Started running again -sugars going high! Sarebear86, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:29 AM
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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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      GrantGam Latest: Working withdabetes GrantGam, Apr 25, 2017 at 7:52 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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      Lamont D Latest: If this doesn't annoy you.... Lamont D, Apr 25, 2017 at 10:23 PM
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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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      Amy993 Latest: Theory Test Amy993, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:11 PM
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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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      NaziaB Latest: Fake questionnaire NaziaB, Apr 26, 2017 at 3:03 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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      welsheagle Latest: Local group South Wales? welsheagle, Apr 3, 2017
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