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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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      Pura Vida Latest: Live in the US. New to this awesome forum! Pura Vida, Dec 17, 2017 at 2:16 AM
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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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      Caz_B Latest: Happy Christmas! You have Type 2 [emoji22] Caz_B, Dec 17, 2017 at 2:34 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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      Mr_Pot Latest: Metformin good news Mr_Pot, Dec 16, 2017 at 11:09 PM
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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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      ickihun Latest: Metformin withdrawal symptoms? ickihun, Dec 17, 2017 at 2:12 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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      EllieM Latest: Emergency: Feeling Ill EllieM, Dec 16, 2017 at 10:58 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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      MushyPeaBrain Latest: Cannula stops working during use? MushyPeaBrain, Dec 17, 2017 at 12:12 AM
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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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      wiflib Latest: Not coping wiflib, Dec 17, 2017 at 2:28 AM
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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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    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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      tamar Latest: Creon-Type 3c tamar, Dec 14, 2017 at 9:40 AM
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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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      Biltea Latest: Low carb diet but HbA1C results worse Biltea, Dec 16, 2017 at 11:52 PM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Urru05 Latest: Month pregnant Urru05, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:21 AM
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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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      No2D Latest: Hypoglykemie and insulin resistance No2D, Dec 16, 2017 at 7:58 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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      Notwithstanding Latest: Great HbA1c, Very Disappointed! Notwithstanding, Dec 15, 2017 at 9:09 AM
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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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    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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      Jaylee Latest: Overwhelmed Jaylee, Dec 17, 2017 at 12:35 AM
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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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      Jaylee Latest: Newly diagnosed 6 year old Jaylee, Dec 16, 2017 at 1:36 PM
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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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      EllieM Latest: Hypo treatments EllieM, Dec 15, 2017 at 12:17 AM
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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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      debrasue Latest: What are you doing right now ? debrasue, Dec 17, 2017 at 12:26 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Millymay2 Latest: A to Z of Male & Female Christian Names. Millymay2, Dec 17, 2017 at 3:12 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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      Pura Vida Latest: Fwd: Bronze rat....... Pura Vida, Dec 16, 2017 at 3:19 PM
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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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      SunnyDaysWithAlex Latest: Banana Non-dairy icecream Recipe! SunnyDaysWithAlex, Dec 17, 2017 at 3:36 AM
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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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      derry60 Latest: Satsumas derry60, Dec 16, 2017 at 11:59 PM
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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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      AlcalaBob Latest: Doing the Newcastle AlcalaBob, Dec 16, 2017 at 10:15 AM
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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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      SunnyDaysWithAlex Latest: Thoughts on Veganism? SunnyDaysWithAlex, Dec 17, 2017 at 1:21 AM
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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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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      ringi Latest: Hot, salty bone broth. Fasting again. ringi, Dec 12, 2017 at 2:24 PM
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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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      rochari Latest: Aspartame free soda drinks? rochari, Dec 16, 2017 at 2:58 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.
      lefeilouss Latest: Bydureon Side Effects lefeilouss, Dec 17, 2017 at 12:56 AM
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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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      annis54 Latest: Freestyle Libre on NHS annis54, Dec 16, 2017 at 5:06 PM
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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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      lefeilouss Latest: Blurred out vision after laser.. lefeilouss, Dec 17, 2017 at 12:16 AM
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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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      Kip99 Latest: Suffering from depression. Kip99, Dec 16, 2017 at 2:23 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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    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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      Resurgam Latest: How can I increase energy??? Resurgam, Dec 17, 2017 at 12:57 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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    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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      Jaylee Latest: Thorpe park Jaylee, Nov 15, 2017
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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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      thomasrichmond_16 Latest: driving stuff thomasrichmond_16, Dec 10, 2017
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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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      shoesy24 Latest: Dr Michael Mosley Book shoesy24, Oct 24, 2017
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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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      Jemmym1 Latest: Local Support Groups Jemmym1, Nov 30, 2017
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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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