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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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      kokhongw Latest: Understanding readings kokhongw, Jan 21, 2017 at 4:40 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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      Liam1955 Latest: New to all this Liam1955, Jan 21, 2017 at 6:00 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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      Gadget_man Latest: Change User Name Gadget_man, Jan 21, 2017 at 7:56 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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      noblehead Latest: Injection sites noblehead, Jan 21, 2017 at 8:06 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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      rockape37 Latest: Max time for disconnection rockape37, Jan 21, 2017 at 8:22 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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      Billy_Pilgrim Latest: Sitagliptin and LADA. Anyone else? Billy_Pilgrim, Jan 20, 2017 at 10:56 AM
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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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      preetiw Latest: High BG after mild exercise preetiw, Jan 7, 2017
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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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      Tophat1900 Latest: So confused over what Drs are saying. Tophat1900, Jan 21, 2017 at 5:06 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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      lindisfel Latest: Can anyone point me in the right direction? lindisfel, Jan 17, 2017 at 2:40 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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      JohnEGreen Latest: I am spitting feathers today....UPDATE JohnEGreen, Jan 20, 2017 at 1:10 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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      Shep1001 Latest: Off metformin!! Shep1001, Jan 21, 2017 at 12:08 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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      jasmine1616 Latest: diaversary or diabirthday jasmine1616, Jan 19, 2017 at 3:17 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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      Llinz04 Latest: 17 and Alone Llinz04, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:31 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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      Rorysmum Latest: Hospital again Rorysmum, Jan 6, 2017
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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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      Pilzy-89 Latest: I really want a baby! Pilzy-89, Jan 20, 2017 at 9:43 PM
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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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      Angelofthemarches Latest: What are you doing right now ? Angelofthemarches, Jan 21, 2017 at 4:04 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Liam1955 Latest: Music game Liam1955, Jan 21, 2017 at 6:18 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 answer Pura Vida, Jan 19, 2017 at 10:36 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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    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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      Angelofthemarches Latest: The ultimate keto diet - BACON! Angelofthemarches, Jan 21, 2017 at 8:11 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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      abseil12 Latest: Low Calorie Diet Help abseil12, Jan 9, 2017
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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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      Hotpepper20000 Latest: Vegetarians: What have you eaten today? Hotpepper20000, Jan 20, 2017 at 7:46 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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      Type1Bri Latest: Free from festivals Type1Bri, Dec 27, 2016
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      Indy51 Latest: Fasting For Type 2's Indy51, Jan 20, 2017 at 9:13 AM
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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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      AndBreathe Latest: Type 1: Body Coach Plan Ketones? AndBreathe, Jan 20, 2017 at 7:28 PM
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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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      GrantGam Latest: Flying with Freestyle Libre GrantGam, Jan 20, 2017 at 6:36 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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      not-so-lucky Latest: Absolutely petrified... My eyes. not-so-lucky, Jan 21, 2017 at 1:05 AM
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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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      Resurgam Latest: Gallstones Resurgam, Jan 20, 2017 at 1:16 PM
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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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      MichealSmith Latest: SSRIs causing hyperglycemia? MichealSmith, Jan 21, 2017 at 1:05 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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      Shar67 Latest: Antidiabetic Herbs Shar67, Jan 9, 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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      Snapsy Latest: Regular moderate exercise log Snapsy, Jan 20, 2017 at 9:10 PM
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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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      donnellysdogs Latest: Disability Discrimination Act donnellysdogs, Jan 18, 2017 at 9:53 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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      ickihun Latest: Type 1 - ESA? ickihun, Jan 20, 2017 at 4:30 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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      catfan Latest: Type 1: How to tell dvla you are diabetic catfan, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:52 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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      Hotpepper20000 Latest: New low carb cookbook out Hotpepper20000, Jan 20, 2017 at 12:24 AM
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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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      Hotpepper20000 Latest: GIVING UP CHOCOLATE FOR AN ENTIRE MONTH! Hotpepper20000, Jan 19, 2017 at 1:31 AM
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