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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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      Latest: 2 weeks on from diagnosis Nuthead, Nov 24, 2014 at 1:23 AM
    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: Very confusing. pavlosn, Nov 24, 2014 at 3:18 AM
    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: Use of Alpha lipoic acid in treating neuropathy Fishtoo, Nov 24, 2014 at 3:34 AM
    5. Type 1 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1 Diabetes.
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      Latest: Always Sick... Normal? stevenhorr, Nov 24, 2014 at 3:31 AM
    6. Type 2 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 2 Diabetes.
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      Latest: Diabetes Type 2 is a lifestyle choice pavlosn, Nov 24, 2014 at 3:38 AM
    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: Doctor soon. EveryCloud, Nov 23, 2014 at 9:15 PM
    8. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      Latest: culture are becoming more complicated vknuseroij, Nov 24, 2014 at 12:45 AM
    9. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Latest: type 1 and pregnant whitesj, Nov 4, 2014
    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: Good news bopeep12300, Nov 21, 2014 at 4:08 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: Friends around 10-12 aimee28, Nov 23, 2014 at 6:30 PM
    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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    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: Bit of advice ... Serenede, Nov 23, 2014 at 10:23 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: What's the weather were your at. Lesleywo, Nov 24, 2014 at 2:01 AM
    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Latest: Make a sentence from five letters :D Mike D, Nov 24, 2014 at 12:17 AM
    3. Jokes and Humour

      The place for you to share those hilarious videos, pictures, stories and jokes!
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      Latest: Humour zand, Nov 22, 2014 at 9:18 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: Grapes - yes or no?! modesty007, Nov 23, 2014 at 5:00 PM
    2. Low-carb Diet Forum

      A forum for discussing and learning more about low carb diets.
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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. 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: ENDOBARRIER Terry C, Nov 23, 2014 at 5:33 PM
    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: Warning for Lantus Users tim2000s, Nov 21, 2014 at 12:40 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: Home HBA1C monitoring - A1CNow+ AndBreathe, Nov 23, 2014 at 8:38 PM
    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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    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: Low sex drive and erectile dysfunction :( spaceman, Nov 23, 2014 at 8:20 PM
    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: Coeliac Fishtoo, Nov 22, 2014 at 12:18 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: What keeps you going? bkr, Nov 23, 2014 at 8:17 PM
    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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      Latest: Post weights blood sugar Ian DP, Nov 20, 2014 at 8:11 AM
    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: Oil and Gas and Type 1 hale710, Nov 22, 2014 at 8:58 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: NHS prescription charges penalty notice donnellysdogs, Nov 23, 2014 at 6:18 PM
    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
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      Latest: Driving licence revoked FergusCrawford, Nov 23, 2014 at 11:07 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: Health App Challenge EmilyA, Nov 21, 2014 at 5:26 PM
    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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      Latest: Hounslow support group meetings Emmotha, Nov 23, 2014 at 11:27 AM
    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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