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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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      amgrundy Latest: newly diagnosed Type2. amgrundy, Feb 9, 2016 at 11:23 AM
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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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      NoCrbs4Me Latest: Joining this exclusive club NoCrbs4Me, Feb 8, 2016 at 5:17 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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      claire30 Latest: Dr Michael Mosley Book claire30, Feb 9, 2016 at 11:35 AM
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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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      CapnGrumpy Latest: Scuba diving CapnGrumpy, Feb 9, 2016 at 11:35 AM
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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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      damianpowell Latest: Limit of insulin at mealtime...? damianpowell, Feb 9, 2016 at 11:37 AM
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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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      CarbsRok Latest: Buying Medtronic consumables CarbsRok, Feb 9, 2016 at 8:35 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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      Andy-Sev Latest: GAD results negative and left in limbo Andy-Sev, Feb 8, 2016 at 5:17 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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      Shar67 Latest: 3C Sub forum title (2nd post) Shar67, Feb 8, 2016 at 2:28 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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      Prem51 Latest: Recently diagnosed and new to the forum Prem51, Feb 8, 2016 at 4:37 PM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      azure Latest: Gestational Diabetes diagnosis azure, Feb 5, 2016 at 1:33 PM
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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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      Chook Latest: What are the vivid dreams all about? Chook, Feb 9, 2016 at 10:37 AM
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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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      AloeSvea Latest: Couldn't make it up!!! AloeSvea, Feb 9, 2016 at 5:22 AM
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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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      Redsnapper Latest: Great results thanks to all here! Redsnapper, Feb 8, 2016 at 5:20 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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      niamht98 Latest: 16 female looking for friends niamht98, Feb 5, 2016 at 11:08 PM
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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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      tiffany07 Latest: Type 1 Chat tiffany07, Feb 8, 2016 at 10:31 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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    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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      Bizzy-Bee Latest: Freaking out slightly about positive result! Bizzy-Bee, Feb 9, 2016 at 10:50 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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      Patricia21 Latest: What are you doing right now ? Patricia21, Feb 9, 2016 at 11:36 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      liam1955 Latest: A to Z of FILM STARS. liam1955, Feb 9, 2016 at 11:12 AM
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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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      Pura Vida Latest: new wine Pura Vida, Feb 8, 2016 at 3:28 PM
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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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      Avocado Sevenfold Latest: Pancake Day Avocado Sevenfold, Feb 9, 2016 at 11:38 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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      Wurst Latest: What have you eaten today? Wurst, Feb 9, 2016 at 11:36 AM
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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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      rosieshe Latest: Vegetarians: What have you eaten today? rosieshe, Feb 9, 2016 at 7:16 AM
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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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      CarbsRok Latest: What have you eaten today? CarbsRok, Feb 1, 2016
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    6. 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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      Debmcgee Latest: 8-week Blood Sugar Diet Debmcgee, Feb 8, 2016 at 3:47 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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      robert72 Latest: FREESTYLE LIBRE ON SALE!!!! robert72, Feb 8, 2016 at 7:26 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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    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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      Sutherlandlass Latest: Feeling Down Sutherlandlass, Feb 7, 2016 at 11:55 AM
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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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    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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      Mrs Vimes Latest: Animas Sports Weekend Mrs Vimes, Feb 9, 2016 at 9:36 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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      Mep Latest: Team leader recording sickness as 'diabetes' Mep, Feb 3, 2016 at 11:06 AM
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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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      Robinredbreast Latest: Disability living allowance Robinredbreast, Feb 9, 2016 at 8:15 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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      robertorange Latest: DVLA Revoking Licence! robertorange, Feb 8, 2016 at 9:38 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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    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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      Galja Latest: American Standards of Care, January, 2016 Galja, Feb 4, 2016 at 1:42 AM
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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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