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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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      miahara Latest: T2 last week miahara, Feb 25, 2017 at 8:17 PM
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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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    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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      Jaylee Latest: Type1.Why am I losing so much weight? Jaylee, Feb 25, 2017 at 8:11 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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      azure Latest: Pump or not to pump azure, Feb 25, 2017 at 4:27 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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      azure Latest: Advice azure, Feb 25, 2017 at 2:37 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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    10. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      jts905 Latest: Pre diabetic- with a reading of 5.6mmol? jts905, Feb 25, 2017 at 7:16 PM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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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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      lindisfel Latest: Fed up with feeling so tired all the time lindisfel, Feb 25, 2017 at 10:24 AM
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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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      DaftThoughts Latest: Boring! DaftThoughts, Feb 25, 2017 at 6:45 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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      CherryAA Latest: Utterly Normal Blood Sugars CherryAA, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:19 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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      Calhay2010 Latest: Newly diagnosed competitive swimmer Calhay2010, Feb 25, 2017 at 9:29 AM
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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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      mist Latest: Video games. Hypos. mist, Feb 25, 2017 at 11:04 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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      justadad Latest: Taking T1 child swimming justadad, Feb 25, 2017 at 7:13 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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    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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      mist Latest: What are you doing right now ? mist, Feb 25, 2017 at 8:20 PM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      mist Latest: WORD ASSOCIATION GAME 4 mist, Feb 25, 2017 at 7:57 PM
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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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      mist Latest: SMART ASS mist, Feb 25, 2017 at 8:23 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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      Kristin251 Latest: Breakfast and Dinner Kristin251, Feb 25, 2017 at 2:54 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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      AM1874 Latest: Appreciate a Carb Check please ... AM1874, Feb 25, 2017 at 8:19 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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      Resurgam Latest: is 700 calories per day any good? Resurgam, Feb 22, 2017 at 2:47 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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      Kat100 Latest: Vegetarians: What have you eaten today? Kat100, Feb 25, 2017 at 6:29 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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      Winnie53 Latest: FODMAP Diet for IBS Winnie53, Feb 14, 2017
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      kokhongw Latest: Fasting For Type 2's kokhongw, Feb 24, 2017 at 5:36 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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      noblehead Latest: Gastric band noblehead, Feb 25, 2017 at 8:19 AM
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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.
      LIBrown55 Latest: LANTUS USERS - PROBLEMS LIBrown55, Feb 24, 2017 at 9:51 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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      steve_hill Latest: Bullet Proof Finger Tips steve_hill, Feb 25, 2017 at 8:00 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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      Jaylee Latest: Pain management. Jaylee, Feb 25, 2017 at 2:38 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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      Enclave Latest: Chest pain/cracking/stretching, etc. Enclave, Feb 24, 2017 at 1:53 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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      ladybird64 Latest: Am I the only one who has given up? ladybird64, Feb 24, 2017 at 9:04 AM
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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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      Resurgam Latest: Apple Cider Vinegar Resurgam, Feb 25, 2017 at 1:38 PM
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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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      Snapsy Latest: Regular moderate exercise log Snapsy, Feb 25, 2017 at 6:44 PM
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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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      Salvia Latest: Overworked and now under disciplinary Salvia, Feb 25, 2017 at 3:49 PM
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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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    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
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      BeccyB Latest: Do I need to report retinopathy? BeccyB, Feb 24, 2017 at 12:06 PM
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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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      Snapsy Latest: Been asked to join a trial at local hospital Snapsy, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:20 PM
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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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      steve_hill Latest: FIXING DAD VIDEO steve_hill, Feb 24, 2017 at 9:54 PM
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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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      Dan6 Latest: Kent diabetic meetup Dan6, Feb 8, 2017
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