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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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      Liam1955 Latest: Introduction, newbie! Liam1955, Jun 23, 2017 at 9:48 PM
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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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      Resurgam Latest: Advice Resurgam, Jun 23, 2017 at 11:25 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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      Kristin251 Latest: Steady blood sugar ?..? Kristin251, Jun 24, 2017 at 1:29 AM
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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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      JVH2310 Latest: DAFNE JVH2310, Jun 24, 2017 at 1:40 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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      himtoo Latest: Ranty McRantface himtoo, Jun 23, 2017 at 11:40 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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      Resurgam Latest: Consultant meeting today. Resurgam, Jun 24, 2017 at 2:04 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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      DaftThoughts Latest: Could I have had symptoms in childhood? DaftThoughts, Jun 24, 2017 at 12:15 AM
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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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      Grumpy58 Latest: Can't get weight to start moving :( Grumpy58, Jun 23, 2017 at 9:19 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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      Lamont D Latest: Improving sleep Lamont D, Jun 23, 2017 at 9:53 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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      NoCrbs4Me Latest: Conflict of interest? NoCrbs4Me, Jun 23, 2017 at 9:09 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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      Hotpepper20000 Latest: Progressive...Yawn. LCHF vindication Hotpepper20000, Jun 24, 2017 at 1:08 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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    2. Young People/Adults

      A forum for people aged 18 and above (young adults) to chat, share and make friends.
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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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      mcT1parent Latest: daughter reluctant to take responsibility mcT1parent, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:00 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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      ahzamvr Latest: Pregnancy ahzamvr, Jun 23, 2017 at 9:03 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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      jay hay-char Latest: What are you doing right now ? jay hay-char, Jun 24, 2017 at 12:14 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Ian_Laye Latest: Make a sentence from five letters :D Ian_Laye, Jun 24, 2017 at 1:13 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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      Guzzler Latest: Probably closer to the truth than you think… Guzzler, Jun 19, 2017 at 7:10 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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    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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      Mark_1 Latest: stir fry sauces Mark_1, Jun 24, 2017 at 2:43 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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    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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      Ledzeptt Latest: Vegetarians: What have you eaten today? Ledzeptt, Jun 21, 2017 at 6:08 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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      Kristin251 Latest: FODMAP Diet for IBS Kristin251, Jun 15, 2017
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      Troubled1 Latest: Father's Day Fast Troubled1, Jun 24, 2017 at 12:28 AM
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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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      bulkbiker Latest: What low carbs is best bulkbiker, Jun 19, 2017 at 8:46 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.
      eventhorizon Latest: Pen users - do you forget? eventhorizon, Jun 24, 2017 at 12:08 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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      Bluetit1802 Latest: Which monitor to get? Bluetit1802, Jun 23, 2017 at 10:02 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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      Contralto Latest: Gastroparesis tests Contralto, Jun 20, 2017 at 8:44 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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      CathP Latest: Familial Hypercholestrolaemia CathP, Jun 23, 2017 at 6:45 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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      gavin86 Latest: Cannabis and diabetes gavin86, Jun 8, 2017
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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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    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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      Resurgam Latest: Diabetic musicians Resurgam, Jun 23, 2017 at 11:53 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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      EllsKBells Latest: Disabled Student Allowance (Postgraduate) EllsKBells, Jun 21, 2017 at 5:48 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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      Charmaine1404_ Latest: DVLA licence renewal Charmaine1404_, Jun 22, 2017 at 4:28 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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    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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      pamK Latest: Which coffee machine do you use ? pamK, Jun 18, 2017 at 6:31 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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      Diakat Latest: One million steps Diakat, Jun 21, 2017 at 12:28 PM
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