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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: Alcoholism and type 1 diabetes Doriand, Dec 29, 2014 at 12:26 AM
    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: New to Diabetes Robinredbreast, Dec 28, 2014 at 10:59 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: Injecting through clothes PatsyB, Dec 29, 2014 at 7:55 AM
    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: Feet noblehead, Dec 29, 2014 at 8:01 AM
    5. Type 1 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1 Diabetes.
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      Latest: High sugar levels AGAIN feeling upset :( Robinredbreast, Dec 29, 2014 at 8:01 AM
    6. Type 2 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 2 Diabetes.
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    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: Nightmare diabetes appointment smidge, Dec 28, 2014 at 10:54 PM
    8. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      Latest: Should I be concerned? sanguine, Dec 28, 2014 at 11:24 PM
    9. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Latest: Ketones??? mdsremos, Dec 28, 2014 at 4:14 PM
    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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    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: Amaryl works, glimepiride doesn't - for me! Chris9450, Dec 27, 2014 at 6:07 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: 10-12 T1 looking for a diabetic friend??? MelonCupcake, Dec 28, 2014 at 9:52 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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    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: Diabetic retinopathy And pregnancy noblehead, Dec 29, 2014 at 7:43 AM
    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's the weather where you're at. Mike D, Dec 29, 2014 at 7:36 AM
    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Latest: WORD ASSOCIATION GAME 4 Mike D, Dec 29, 2014 at 6:24 AM
    3. Jokes and Humour

      The place for you to share those hilarious videos, pictures, stories and jokes!
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      Latest: Extra cash for @Emmotha Emmotha, Dec 29, 2014 at 7:53 AM
    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: What vegetables are best / worst for sugars? tim2000s, Dec 28, 2014 at 9:07 PM
    2. Low-carb Diet Forum

      A forum for discussing and learning more about low carb diets.
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      Latest: What have you eaten today? pavlovsdog, Dec 28, 2014 at 11:28 PM
    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: Newcastle Diet 3 years on douglas99, Dec 28, 2014 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: weight Loss tips forge, Dec 28, 2014 at 11:24 AM
    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: Air shot question noblehead, Dec 29, 2014 at 7:26 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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      Latest: New Freestyle Flash monitor. RAElv, Dec 26, 2014 at 10:42 AM
    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: wireless pumps Omnipod, Dec 28, 2014 at 9:51 AM
    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 ! kman, Dec 28, 2014 at 12:21 AM
    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: Type1 + Levothyroxine anna29, Dec 24, 2014 at 10:44 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: Counselling and Diabetes? Paul59, Dec 28, 2014 at 8:17 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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      Latest: The 39 Steps s_k_s, Dec 28, 2014 at 12:33 PM
    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: Lone working and Diabetes urbanracer, Dec 22, 2014
    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: Carers allowance Tracey167, Dec 11, 2014
    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
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      Latest: Laser Treatment this Tuesday 40djbrooks, Dec 28, 2014 at 11:47 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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    2. Diabetes Research

      Discuss all aspects of diabetes research. Post links to diabetes research articles and their findings.
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    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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    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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