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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: Site problems? this is too difficult two, Sep 18, 2014 at 10:28 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: Diagnosed Type 2 a week ago today Bluetit1802, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:28 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.
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      Latest: Potatoes and Diabetes - POTATOES ARE MY NEMESIS! sjhume, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:26 AM
    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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    6. Type 2 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 2 Diabetes.
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      Latest: Hba1c ricardoharrison, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:11 AM
    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: worries Brunneria, Sep 18, 2014 at 6:02 PM
    8. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      Latest: Breakfast confusion AndBreathe, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:26 AM
    9. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Latest: Do you think I have gestational diabetes? jack412, Sep 17, 2014 at 3:13 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: Statins - mass medicalisation. zand, Sep 19, 2014 at 8:59 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: Another 1lb bites the dust! Scandichic, Sep 17, 2014 at 6:32 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!
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      Latest: Omnipod novorapidboi26, Sep 16, 2014 at 3:35 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.
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      Latest: T1 children starting School Sept14 Chammy, Sep 18, 2014 at 8:19 PM
    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: pre-pregnancy questions and concerns... jade88, Sep 18, 2014 at 7:34 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: Diabetes UK dtennant9, Sep 19, 2014 at 9:27 AM
    2. Jokes and Humour

      The place for you to share those hilarious videos, pictures, stories and jokes!
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      Latest: The talking budgie Pilgrim22, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:27 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: "Wheat Belly" by William Davis MD photognut, Sep 18, 2014 at 8:32 PM
    2. Low-carb Diet Forum

      A forum for discussing and learning more about low carb diets.
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      Latest: What have you eaten today? Debmcgee, Sep 19, 2014 at 7:28 AM
    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: Newcastle Diet advice. 2131tom, Sep 19, 2014 at 5:39 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 surgery, anyone any experience? Pipp, Sep 19, 2014 at 2:02 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: Perindopril for long term kidney protection NoCrbs4Me, Sep 17, 2014 at 6:16 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: CGM Sensor Stretchers Spiker, Sep 18, 2014 at 8:28 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: Condensation donnellysdogs, Sep 18, 2014 at 10:02 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: New device for detecting autonomic neuropathy. Hooked, Sep 18, 2014 at 7:14 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.
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      Latest: Itchy Spots HazelD, Sep 18, 2014 at 10:00 PM
    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: My heart bleeds shame in his wake... ConradJ, Sep 18, 2014 at 10:48 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.
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      Latest: Looking for someone to exercise with ElyDave, Sep 18, 2014 at 10:48 PM
    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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      Latest: Am I entitled? jess2222, Sep 17, 2014 at 11:07 PM
    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
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      Latest: DVLA timescales? Crimsonclient, Sep 16, 2014 at 7:40 AM
    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: Very important for Type 1 & 2 Diabetes!!! JAO, Sep 17, 2014 at 12:39 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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      Latest: Good little book hussar72, Aug 30, 2014
    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: Living with Diabetes Days IanD, Sep 15, 2014 at 9:56 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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      Latest: Drink reidergirl, Sep 6, 2014