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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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      Latest: looking round the door... hi? Kat100, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:33 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.
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      Latest: Fed up! daisy1, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:36 PM
    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: Flu vac. Yes or no? alliebee, Oct 25, 2014 at 12:18 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.
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      Latest: 6.5 mmol/L Scandichic, Oct 25, 2014 at 12:45 PM
    5. Type 1 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1 Diabetes.
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      Latest: FREESTYLE LIBRE ON SALE!!!! tim2000s, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:25 PM
    6. Type 2 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 2 Diabetes.
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      Latest: Testing out what I can and can't eat. ally1, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:22 PM
    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: Managing the Bernstein eating plan LucySW, Oct 25, 2014 at 12:55 PM
    8. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      Latest: Prediabetes diagnosis Lynn1, Oct 25, 2014 at 9:06 AM
    9. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Latest: Worried claire1965, Oct 25, 2014 at 10:38 AM
    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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      Latest: So annoyed got to rant zand, Oct 21, 2014 at 7:35 AM
    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: At last...my weight has gone down aqualung, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:36 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: Carrying Things Around! janeliz, Oct 25, 2014 at 10:00 AM
    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: High blood sugar and terrified maisiesgranny, Oct 23, 2014 at 5:07 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: NHS weightloss payments to staff Dibbles1, Oct 25, 2014 at 11:31 AM
    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Latest: WORD ASSOCIATION GAME 4 Pasha, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:36 PM
    3. Jokes and Humour

      The place for you to share those hilarious videos, pictures, stories and jokes!
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      Latest: Humor alliebee, Oct 25, 2014 at 10:22 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: Breakfast so difficult catherinecherub, Oct 25, 2014 at 11:44 AM
    2. Low-carb Diet Forum

      A forum for discussing and learning more about low carb diets.
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      Latest: My Atkins Life Debmcgee, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:34 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.
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      Latest: low carb bread - fantastic. Engineer88, Oct 24, 2014 at 9:22 AM
    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: Weight Loss and Diabetes Brunneria, Oct 25, 2014 at 12:30 AM
    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: Anyone use Insulatard? LucySW, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:10 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: Anyone using the Libra CGM Chas C, Oct 24, 2014 at 4:22 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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      Latest: Not a good day !!!! Danaemac, Oct 24, 2014 at 10:07 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.
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      Latest: Foot amputation, any alternatives? Scandichic, Oct 25, 2014 at 9:34 AM
    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: Toe nail fungal infection Tracieo, Oct 25, 2014 at 9:46 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.
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      Latest: Overeating - tried CBT? Loobles, Oct 3, 2014
    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: Aerobic base training zicksi101, Oct 24, 2014 at 9:57 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: BULLYING AND DISCRIMINATION chris lowe, Oct 20, 2014 at 11:05 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: Could do with some advice and help MrsB, Oct 23, 2014 at 9:37 PM
    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
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      Latest: Headache for a provisional noblehead, Oct 20, 2014 at 5:57 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: T2 diabetes research hsc, Oct 24, 2014 at 10:57 AM
    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: 2015 London Marathon - Type 1 Diabetic jskaife87, Oct 24, 2014 at 8:58 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.
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