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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: Newbie, just been diagnosed Daks, Feb 28, 2015 at 12:15 AM
    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: How do I accept my diagnosis? Spencer67, Feb 27, 2015 at 11:13 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: Low Blood Pressure and Slow Heartbeat DeejayR, Feb 27, 2015 at 11:40 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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    5. Type 1 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1 Diabetes.
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      Latest: losing hypo awareness Gaz-M, Feb 28, 2015 at 12:06 AM
    6. Type 2 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 2 Diabetes.
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      Latest: Apple cider vinegar tonal, Feb 28, 2015 at 12:27 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: Newly diagnosed LucySW, Feb 26, 2015 at 9:41 AM
    8. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      Latest: Post result tonight .. not good ... DeejayR, Feb 27, 2015 at 11:43 PM
    9. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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    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: Medical Exemption Certificate. softgirl123, Feb 25, 2015 at 6:36 PM
    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! Clivethedrive, Feb 27, 2015 at 8:15 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: anyone from England, around Derbyshire HeatherJoy_, Feb 25, 2015 at 9:12 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: Diabetic and autistic ferretlives, Feb 18, 2015
    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: A Little Update Kat100, Feb 26, 2015 at 6:55 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: What do you miss from the 'Olden Days'? rowan, Feb 28, 2015 at 12:29 AM
    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Latest: Make a sentence from five letters :D Clivethedrive, Feb 27, 2015 at 11:00 PM
    3. Jokes and Humour

      The place for you to share those hilarious videos, pictures, stories and jokes!
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      Latest: Humour rick bue, Feb 27, 2015 at 12:28 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: Shopping budgets donnellysdogs, Feb 28, 2015 at 12:13 AM
    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? Hedonista, Feb 28, 2015 at 12:14 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: COCONUT WATER NoCrbs4Me, Feb 27, 2015 at 8:39 PM
    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: Alternatives to the usual donnellysdogs, Feb 28, 2015 at 12:18 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.
    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: Not happy with code free Dibbles1, Feb 27, 2015 at 10:56 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: Are you pleased with your Pump? dtennant9, Feb 27, 2015 at 10:25 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: Definite? BaliRob, Feb 27, 2015 at 7:37 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: Numbness now also in face? Mike D, Feb 28, 2015 at 12:01 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: Counselling and Diabetes? louch1, Feb 26, 2015 at 6:53 AM
    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: The 39 Steps s_k_s, Feb 27, 2015 at 8:11 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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      Latest: Fear & anxiety of telling my employer Robinredbreast, Feb 26, 2015 at 5:04 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: NHS prescription charges penalty notice Grumpy ole thing, Feb 25, 2015 at 10:35 PM
    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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      Latest: Request for help with dissertation research Patricia21, Feb 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM
    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: Hounslow Cardio/Diabetes Support Group 2015 IanD, Feb 24, 2015 at 9:15 AM
    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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