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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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      daisy1 Latest: New to Type2. daisy1, Dec 4, 2016 at 7:29 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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      Hansi Latest: Type 2 confirmed following pancreatitis Hansi, Dec 4, 2016 at 6:44 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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    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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      azure Latest: Dental Guidance required. azure, Dec 4, 2016 at 8:10 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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      Michik Latest: Anxiety Michik, Dec 4, 2016 at 8:08 AM
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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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      rockape37 Latest: is using a CGM with an insulin pump useful? rockape37, Dec 3, 2016 at 4:19 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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      Brunneria Latest: Personal trainers Brunneria, Dec 2, 2016 at 6:25 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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      Shar67 Latest: Type 3c - how many are we? Shar67, Nov 22, 2016
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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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      Resurgam Latest: feeling dispondant Resurgam, Dec 3, 2016 at 10:36 PM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      firsttimemum85 Latest: Gestational Diabetes: Another GD newbie! firsttimemum85, Nov 30, 2016 at 1:28 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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    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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      Tannedhaggis Latest: Weight Tannedhaggis, Dec 4, 2016 at 7:27 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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      starlight-walker Latest: IT CAN BE DONE starlight-walker, Dec 3, 2016 at 4:43 PM
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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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      Llinz04 Latest: Diabetes - new : ) Llinz04, Dec 2, 2016 at 10:39 PM
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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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      jamesland214 Latest: 17 and Alone jamesland214, Dec 1, 2016 at 8:39 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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      Ellie's mum Latest: Newcomer. Parent of boy with Type 1 Ellie's mum, Dec 4, 2016 at 8:06 AM
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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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      azure Latest: Aspirin in pregnancy azure, Dec 2, 2016 at 1:59 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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      13lizanne Latest: Good Morning 13lizanne, Dec 4, 2016 at 8:00 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Sable_Jan Latest: 3 or 4 letter word associated game 5 Sable_Jan, Dec 3, 2016 at 10:45 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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      Pura Vida Latest: the Python Pura Vida, Dec 4, 2016 at 4:06 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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      PoppyPetal Latest: Low sugar chocolate PoppyPetal, Dec 4, 2016 at 7:41 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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      slinkimalinki Latest: What have you eaten today? slinkimalinki, Dec 4, 2016 at 1:29 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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      murph524 Latest: ND 800 calories (AGAIN) murph524, Dec 3, 2016 at 9:29 PM
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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, Dec 3, 2016 at 7:59 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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      Terryrhino Latest: What have you eaten today? Terryrhino, Nov 24, 2016
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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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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    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.
      Amanda78 Latest: I'm as mad as hell!! Amanda78, Dec 4, 2016 at 6:54 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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      Mclaren81 Latest: Freestyle app Mclaren81, Dec 3, 2016 at 11:54 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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      Indy51 Latest: Gastroparesis, Tips to ease symptoms? Indy51, Dec 1, 2016 at 9:47 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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      Hercule_ Latest: Addisons Disease Hercule_, Dec 3, 2016 at 6:49 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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      GrantGam1337 Latest: Depression GrantGam1337, Dec 1, 2016 at 11:12 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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      noblehead Latest: Alternative con artists noblehead, Nov 28, 2016 at 6:06 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: Striving to defy the odds Snapsy, Dec 4, 2016 at 7:35 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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      ATAT23 Latest: Type1. Diabetes and work ATAT23, Dec 2, 2016 at 4:08 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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      Llinz04 Latest: DISABLED STUDENTS ALLOWANCE Llinz04, Dec 3, 2016 at 4:45 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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      ian 06 Latest: Do you ride a motorbike? ian 06, Nov 30, 2016 at 9:09 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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      SWUSA_ Latest: Need Ladybird Version Please SWUSA_, Dec 3, 2016 at 5:28 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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      seanj67 Latest: Diabetes Solution book seanj67, Dec 1, 2016 at 11:55 AM
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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 meetup 3rd Dec in Maidstone Dan6, Dec 1, 2016 at 9:19 PM
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