1. Hi there, Guest, don't be a stranger! Click the green sign up button to join the Diabetes Forum!
    Need some guidance? Check out our Forum Video Guides
    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!
      Discussions:
      4,663
      Messages:
      37,691
      Latest: Help roym0762, Apr 18, 2015 at 10:10 PM
    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.
      Discussions:
      2,182
      Messages:
      26,620
      Latest: Newly diagnosed and in a panic john2223, Apr 19, 2015 at 12:00 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.
      Discussions:
      7,804
      Messages:
      97,810
      Latest: Dry skin urbanracer, Apr 18, 2015 at 11:51 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.
      Discussions:
      13,489
      Messages:
      114,385
      Latest: Sugar free soft drinks / mixers with NO ASPARTAME! rowan, Apr 18, 2015 at 11:20 PM
    5. Type 1 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1 Diabetes.
      Discussions:
      5,701
      Messages:
      73,946
      Latest: Novomix 30 Insulin urbanracer, Apr 18, 2015 at 11:16 PM
    6. Type 2 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 2 Diabetes.
      Discussions:
      5,474
      Messages:
      93,816
      Latest: Having a down day..... JAY1JAY1, Apr 19, 2015 at 12:16 AM
    7. Type 1.5/LADA Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1.5/LADA Diabetes.
      Discussions:
      147
      Messages:
      2,553
    8. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
      Discussions:
      449
      Messages:
      5,518
      Latest: Why would I do that? mikej1973, Apr 18, 2015 at 10:06 PM
    9. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
      Discussions:
      182
      Messages:
      1,039
      Latest: Eye test? joss.t2, Mar 19, 2015
    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.
      Discussions:
      830
      Messages:
      13,902
    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!
      Discussions:
      208
      Messages:
      3,248
      Latest: Caught early and whipped into submission Arab Horse, Apr 18, 2015 at 9:59 AM
    1. Children & Teens

      A special section for children and teenagers. Are you under 18? Head here to chat and meet people your own age!
      Discussions:
      237
      Messages:
      2,400
      Latest: People around 15/16 Signe_Kirk, Apr 18, 2015 at 9:55 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.
      Discussions:
      607
      Messages:
      5,155
      Latest: Honeymoon and illness Gemmablower, Apr 19, 2015 at 12:32 AM
    3. Pregnancy

      Trying to conceive or already pregnant? This forum is for women with diabetes who wish to become pregnant or are already pregnant.
      Discussions:
      263
      Messages:
      2,696
      Latest: Polyhydramnios anyone? azure, Apr 18, 2015 at 8:46 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.
      Discussions:
      2,666
      Messages:
      92,243
      Latest: 2014/15 Football Season jay hay-char, Apr 19, 2015 at 12:04 AM
    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
      Discussions:
      21
      Messages:
      53,159
      Latest: WORD ASSOCIATION GAME 4 Amanda61, Apr 18, 2015 at 9:45 PM
    3. Jokes and Humour

      The place for you to share those hilarious videos, pictures, stories and jokes!
      Discussions:
      730
      Messages:
      4,114
    1. Food, Nutrition and Recipes

      Add your own recipes, discuss food and what works for you, help other diabetics to understand about diet.
      Discussions:
      1,960
      Messages:
      20,327
      Latest: Low carb tinned soup??? Lesleywo, Apr 18, 2015 at 10:26 PM
    2. Low-carb Diet Forum

      A forum for discussing and learning more about low carb diets.
      Discussions:
      2,551
      Messages:
      43,637
      Latest: Counting Carbs urbanracer, Apr 18, 2015 at 11:37 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.
      Discussions:
      110
      Messages:
      2,115
      Latest: Newcastle diet journey moonchip, Apr 17, 2015 at 10:46 PM
    4. Weight Loss and Dieting

      Use this forum for all weight loss and dieting discussions. Ask questions and share your success stories here.
      Discussions:
      412
      Messages:
      7,773
      Latest: type 2- not losing weight? claudetteholmes, Apr 18, 2015 at 10:51 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: Time has come today ally1, Apr 18, 2015 at 2:21 PM
    2. Blood Glucose Monitoring

      The place to discuss testing and monitoring - from daily blood glucose testing and CGM to HbA1c.
      Discussions:
      522
      Messages:
      5,321
      Latest: Can i get off this roller-coaster now please? nigelho, Apr 18, 2015 at 10:06 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.
      Discussions:
      1,754
      Messages:
      16,123
      Latest: Finger Pricker With Drums Spicey245, Apr 18, 2015 at 11:45 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.
      Discussions:
      410
      Messages:
      5,412
      Latest: Terminal and. Scared - UPDATE ! Sable_Jan, Apr 17, 2015 at 3:57 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.
      Discussions:
      216
      Messages:
      2,518
      Latest: Really fed up today kateincornwall, Apr 18, 2015 at 9:32 AM
    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.
      Discussions:
      189
      Messages:
      2,101
      Latest: High bms and low mood brottonmoores, Apr 16, 2015 at 7:22 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.
      Discussions:
      398
      Messages:
      5,432
      Latest: Aerobic base training KarenG, Apr 16, 2015 at 8:25 PM
    1. Jobs and Employment

      Use this forum to discuss problems relating to diabetes and work, issues with your employer and discussions about employment.
      Discussions:
      182
      Messages:
      2,117
      Latest: New type 1 reamarie, Apr 18, 2015 at 9:41 PM
    2. Benefits

      This forum is for any queries or advice you may have about benefits, tax credits, VAT exemption and diabetes-related legislation.
      Discussions:
      57
      Messages:
      922
      Latest: NHS prescription charges penalty notice denbo, Apr 18, 2015 at 2:21 PM
    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
      Discussions:
      107
      Messages:
      1,337
      Latest: TESCO HGV DRIVER denbo, Apr 17, 2015 at 4:36 PM
    1. Diabetes News

      Discuss all diabetes related news - from whether you agree with the news to how it may effect you.
      Discussions:
      1,438
      Messages:
      3,233
    2. Diabetes Research

      Discuss all aspects of diabetes research. Post links to diabetes research articles and their findings.
      Discussions:
      40
      Messages:
      203
    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.
      Discussions:
      29
      Messages:
      356
      Latest: Desmond's Tone39, Apr 3, 2015
    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.
      Discussions:
      129
      Messages:
      749
      Latest: ScumRun 2015!! Raising money for type 1!! Kirstie:NewT1, Apr 15, 2015 at 12:09 PM
    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.
      Discussions:
      306
      Messages:
      2,422
      Latest: Accu Chek Mobile bevrogers, Apr 15, 2015 at 8:12 PM