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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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    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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      gavin86 Latest: Dark Stool gavin86, May 28, 2017 at 1:32 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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      NoCrbs4Me Latest: Supplements, for those with an open mind. NoCrbs4Me, May 28, 2017 at 1:27 AM
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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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      Tipetoo Latest: Floaters Tipetoo, May 28, 2017 at 1:28 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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      Minnie_19 Latest: CGM & how to go about them.. Minnie_19, May 27, 2017 at 10:56 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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      Sjr83x Latest: Really struggling Sjr83x, May 27, 2017 at 10:31 PM
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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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      Alison Campbell Latest: LADA vs. Type 1? Alison Campbell, May 27, 2017 at 11:27 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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      Ledzeptt Latest: Type 3c - how many are we? Ledzeptt, May 27, 2017 at 4:53 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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      bulkbiker Latest: Fasting? (Or, what went right this week?) bulkbiker, May 27, 2017 at 10:45 PM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      azure Latest: GD: Horrific metformin side effects azure, May 22, 2017 at 9:17 PM
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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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      Lamont D Latest: Improving sleep Lamont D, May 27, 2017 at 9:35 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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      IR52 Latest: Poem "I am not a Diabetic" IR52, May 25, 2017 at 3:17 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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      AM1874 Latest: Going down ... AM1874, May 27, 2017 at 10:23 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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      CathytheChef Latest: Frustrated working out and going low CathytheChef, May 27, 2017 at 2:14 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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    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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      marie85 Latest: When were you given induction date please ? marie85, May 23, 2017 at 11:33 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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      tina_marie Latest: Uk night owl tina_marie, May 27, 2017 at 10:26 PM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      pleinster Latest: 3 WORD STORY GAME 4 pleinster, May 28, 2017 at 12:34 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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      leslie10152 Latest: Banana? leslie10152, May 27, 2017 at 4:35 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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      Oldvatr Latest: Grapefruit Oldvatr, May 27, 2017 at 11:35 PM
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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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      Tipetoo Latest: What have you eaten today? Tipetoo, May 28, 2017 at 12:13 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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    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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      Art Of Flowers Latest: Vegetarians: What have you eaten today? Art Of Flowers, May 27, 2017 at 9:12 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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      Bhogg Latest: What have you eaten today? Bhogg, May 11, 2017
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      Goonergal Latest: Advice on fasting Goonergal, May 20, 2017
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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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      NoCrbs4Me Latest: Vegetables? NoCrbs4Me, May 24, 2017 at 4:50 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.
      LittleGreyCat Latest: Cured or cock up?. LittleGreyCat, May 25, 2017 at 9:16 PM
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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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      maglil55 Latest: Life with Libre maglil55, May 28, 2017 at 12:02 AM
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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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      Ambersilva Latest: Tears before bedtime? Ambersilva, May 27, 2017 at 6:14 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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      Freema Latest: Non-diabetic eye condition spotted at screening? Freema, May 27, 2017 at 5:47 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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      RollingJovi Latest: Mental health and T1 diabetes RollingJovi, May 27, 2017 at 12:28 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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    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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      Japes Latest: Regular moderate exercise log Japes, May 27, 2017 at 10:49 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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      homer190376 Latest: working from home homer190376, May 20, 2017
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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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      donnellysdogs Latest: ESA Assessment donnellysdogs, May 27, 2017 at 6:11 PM
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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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    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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