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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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      Liam1955 Latest: Good morning! Liam1955, Jun 28, 2017 at 12:57 PM
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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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      leslie10152 Latest: does diabetes make you feel ill? leslie10152, Jun 28, 2017 at 1:21 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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      JohnEGreen Latest: Non Diabetic high blood sugar after meal. JohnEGreen, Jun 28, 2017 at 12:24 PM
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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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    5. Type 1 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1 Diabetes.
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      justbe Latest: FreeStyle Libre - New user justbe, Jun 28, 2017 at 12:31 PM
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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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      Juicyj Latest: Mio Juicyj, Jun 28, 2017 at 11:00 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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      ickihun Latest: Could I have had symptoms in childhood? ickihun, Jun 28, 2017 at 9:24 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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      _becs Latest: Type 3c - how many are we? _becs, Jun 27, 2017 at 10:29 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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      bluecurlylegend Latest: 2 hours after meal ....? bluecurlylegend, Jun 28, 2017 at 11:02 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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      Piggles_ Latest: Think I might have this? Piggles_, Jun 28, 2017 at 11:52 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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      covknit Latest: Conflict of interest? covknit, Jun 27, 2017 at 8:33 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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      Resurgam Latest: Reversed T2 in 3 months diet only! Resurgam, Jun 28, 2017 at 12:23 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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    2. Young People/Adults

      A forum for people aged 18 and above (young adults) to chat, share and make friends.
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      Rezvan97 Latest: Looking for Friends! Rezvan97, Jun 24, 2017 at 6:41 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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      Namztorb Latest: Drowning, not waving. Namztorb, Jun 28, 2017 at 12:31 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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      Resurgam Latest: New to insulin - loneworking question Resurgam, Jun 28, 2017 at 12:58 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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      satindoll Latest: What are you doing right now ? satindoll, Jun 28, 2017 at 1:20 PM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Liam1955 Latest: Animal A-Z Liam1955, Jun 28, 2017 at 1:11 PM
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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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      Tipetoo Latest: Recent Advert for AAMI Road Assist Insurance Tipetoo, Jun 27, 2017 at 8:43 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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      Robbity Latest: Sesame Savory buns Robbity, Jun 28, 2017 at 12:40 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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      DCUKMod Latest: iPad help please DCUKMod, Jun 28, 2017 at 11:41 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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      ringi Latest: 5:2 Good or Bad? ringi, Jun 26, 2017 at 10:38 AM
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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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      Salvia Latest: For Kristin Salvia, Jun 27, 2017 at 6:47 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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      Kristin251 Latest: FODMAP Diet for IBS Kristin251, Jun 15, 2017
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      pollensa Latest: Fasting is working it's magic pollensa, Jun 28, 2017 at 9:11 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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      MuntiJay Latest: Can you help me with weight loss? MuntiJay, Jun 27, 2017 at 12:59 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.
      douglas99 Latest: Anyone else on Sukkarto? douglas99, Jun 28, 2017 at 9:43 AM
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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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      CherryAA Latest: HbA1c = 35 CherryAA, Jun 28, 2017 at 1:24 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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      carol43 Latest: Underactive thyroid carol43, Jun 27, 2017 at 7:52 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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      dbr10 Latest: Sertraline dbr10, Jun 27, 2017 at 5:50 PM
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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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      gavin86 Latest: Cannabis and diabetes gavin86, Jun 8, 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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      Lindy01 Latest: Weight Loss, Toning Up And Suggestions Lindy01, Jun 26, 2017 at 8:59 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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      fletchweb Latest: Diabetic musicians fletchweb, Jun 27, 2017 at 1:32 PM
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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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      isjoberg Latest: Disabled Student Allowance (Postgraduate) isjoberg, Jun 28, 2017 at 11:46 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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    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: Which coffee machine do you use ? Hotpepper20000, Jun 27, 2017 at 3:11 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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      Diakat Latest: One million steps Diakat, Jun 21, 2017
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