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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: Newly diagnosed Type 1 SueB743, May 30, 2015 at 8:30 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: The Newcastle VLCD Fuggs, May 30, 2015 at 10:53 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: I know people mean well BUT !!! Brunneria, May 30, 2015 at 11:08 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: Itchy rash on legs himtoo, May 30, 2015 at 11:09 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: Understand levels petdell, May 30, 2015 at 11:23 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: You guys were right...met the diabetic nurse! satindoll, May 30, 2015 at 10:58 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: GAD positive but confused Ali H, May 30, 2015 at 9:02 PM
    8. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      Latest: I've been a bad bad girl ... TyTy, May 30, 2015 at 6:44 PM
    9. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Latest: GD tracey1907, May 19, 2015
    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: Still pushing carbs and fruit yvonne49, May 30, 2015 at 11:14 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: According to my consultant update 2015 nosher8355, May 30, 2015 at 5:55 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: were can you get glucojuice from rossgillies, May 28, 2015 at 2:32 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: Every morning Hypo redding43, May 30, 2015 at 5:48 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: Studies of Interest sleepyheadzzz, May 27, 2015 at 9:49 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 are you doing right now ? Pipp, May 30, 2015 at 11:14 PM
    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Latest: WORD ASSOCIATION GAME 4 nosher8355, May 30, 2015 at 10:57 PM
    3. Jokes and Humour

      The place for you to share those hilarious videos, pictures, stories and jokes!
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      Latest: : Why teachers drink! Blondie153, May 30, 2015 at 5:41 PM
    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: Post Your Recipes Here! Clivethedrive, May 30, 2015 at 9:34 PM
    2. Low-carb Diet Forum

      A forum for discussing and learning more about low carb diets.
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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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      Latest: day one - newcastle diet scooby2, May 30, 2015 at 8:55 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: How much weight have YOU lost? Gezzabelle, May 30, 2015 at 1:46 PM
    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: Change of brand of metformin PatsyB, May 30, 2015 at 8:54 AM
    2. Blood Glucose Monitoring

      The place to discuss testing and monitoring - from daily blood glucose testing and CGM to HbA1c.
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    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: Detaching 640g donnellysdogs, May 30, 2015 at 9:15 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: Terminal and. Scared - UPDATE ! Gezzabelle, May 30, 2015 at 1:52 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: Replacement Knee Clivethedrive, May 30, 2015 at 3:28 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: High bms and low mood EmmaRose, May 29, 2015 at 11:36 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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    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: Diabetic teachers? teacher123, May 30, 2015 at 4:39 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: Diabetes and benefits rowan, May 24, 2015 at 1:14 AM
    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
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      Latest: privalage insurance thumbs up! mrtt, May 30, 2015 at 5:32 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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      Latest: Metformin could reduce risk of glaucoma willowbunny, May 30, 2015 at 5:09 PM
    2. Diabetes Research

      Discuss all aspects of diabetes research. Post links to diabetes research articles and their findings.
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      Latest: SpotOn - an insulin dosage prediction app SpotOn App, May 30, 2015 at 2:46 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: The first ever conference for PWD! Bebo321, May 29, 2015 at 4:08 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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