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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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      BarbaraG Latest: Type 2 for 22 years and feel cheated! BarbaraG, Feb 21, 2017 at 9:07 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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      azure Latest: New mummy and new type 1! azure, Feb 21, 2017 at 9:39 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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      Jeff6016 Latest: Fruit Jeff6016, Feb 21, 2017 at 8:31 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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      RosieLKH Latest: Fractured my coccyx... RosieLKH, Feb 21, 2017 at 9:39 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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      tim2000s Latest: Dexcom CGM tim2000s, Feb 21, 2017 at 7:18 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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      Fi2000 Latest: Finding more difficult to control Fi2000, Feb 19, 2017 at 4:08 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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    10. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      Juicetin Latest: pre-diabetes, fasting blood sugars. Juicetin, Feb 21, 2017 at 9:13 AM
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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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      Hpetal Latest: 6 years to get diagnosis! Hpetal, Feb 17, 2017 at 7:26 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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      Oldvatr Latest: I am spitting feathers today...FURTHER UPDATE Oldvatr, Feb 21, 2017 at 12:33 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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      wiseowl_123 Latest: Hba1c wiseowl_123, Feb 21, 2017 at 4:32 AM
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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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    2. Young People/Adults

      A forum for people aged 18 and above (young adults) to chat, share and make friends.
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      Prem51 Latest: New diagnosis & weight gain Prem51, Feb 21, 2017 at 8:12 AM
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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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      endocrinegremlin Latest: Advice please. endocrinegremlin, Feb 20, 2017 at 9:31 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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      MH2010 Latest: Insulin requirements in early pregnancy MH2010, Feb 21, 2017 at 7:23 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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      johnboy412000 Latest: 2016/17 Football Season johnboy412000, Feb 21, 2017 at 9:19 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      βɪℒʟẙ Latest: WORD ASSOCIATION GAME 4 βɪℒʟẙ, Feb 21, 2017 at 9:31 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: SMART ASS Pura Vida, Feb 21, 2017 at 2:45 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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      Angelofthemarches Latest: Recipe help plz for dal Angelofthemarches, Feb 21, 2017 at 3:32 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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      Brunneria Latest: Zero Carbs Brunneria, Feb 21, 2017 at 9:38 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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      βɪℒʟẙ Latest: Slimming World βɪℒʟẙ, Feb 17, 2017 at 2:10 PM
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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, Feb 20, 2017 at 6:20 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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      Winnie53 Latest: FODMAP Diet for IBS Winnie53, Feb 14, 2017
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      marathonmona Latest: The Warrior Diet (or 20/4 Fasting) marathonmona, Feb 18, 2017 at 1:49 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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      alicia.sanchez Latest: Sirt Diet alicia.sanchez, Feb 19, 2017 at 9:27 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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      Scott-C Latest: Libre cheap android handset Scott-C, Feb 20, 2017 at 9:07 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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      Dark Horse Latest: Maculopathy & low carb Dark Horse, Feb 20, 2017 at 6:56 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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      Winnie53 Latest: Do you have an underactive thyroid? Winnie53, Feb 21, 2017 at 12:09 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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      walnut_face Latest: Am I the only one who has given up? walnut_face, Feb 21, 2017 at 8:59 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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      asparagusp Latest: Famine Foods Website asparagusp, Feb 20, 2017 at 7:02 PM
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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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      Mbaker Latest: HELP NEEDED Fitness Trackers / Smart Watch Mbaker, Feb 21, 2017 at 12:28 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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    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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    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
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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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      Element137 Latest: New low carb cookbook out Element137, Jan 30, 2017
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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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      Dan6 Latest: Kent diabetic meetup Dan6, Feb 8, 2017
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