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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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      Chook Latest: Drastic Vision Changes Chook, Dec 6, 2019 at 10:56 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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      Daibell Latest: Help and opinions? Daibell, Dec 6, 2019 at 1:11 PM
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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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      Robinredbreast Latest: Type 1'stars R Us Robinredbreast, Dec 6, 2019 at 2:10 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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      porl69 Latest: Post-set change highs porl69, Dec 6, 2019 at 10:49 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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      kaylz91 Latest: Nicotine and blood sugar/hba1c results kaylz91, Dec 6, 2019 at 11:54 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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      Rose22 Latest: Test results positive antibodies Rose22, Dec 6, 2019 at 11:44 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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      DCUKMod Latest: Beger's DCUKMod, Nov 30, 2019 at 5:12 PM
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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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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Londonwriter Latest: Any athletes with GD? Or LADA? Londonwriter, Nov 30, 2019 at 7:33 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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      Damtov8 Latest: Questions about RH and suggestions Damtov8, Dec 6, 2019 at 6:43 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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      PatsyB Latest: Flu vaccination PatsyB, Dec 6, 2019 at 7:18 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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      Veryanxious Latest: 8-16hr fast Veryanxious, Nov 21, 2019
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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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      GlitterSparkles Latest: Tickle Flex GlitterSparkles, Nov 1, 2019
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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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      porl69 Latest: Low blood sugar porl69, Dec 6, 2019 at 12:00 PM
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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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      Rose22 Latest: MODY. 4 Rose22, Dec 6, 2019 at 1:04 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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      stereotypeone86 Latest: Hypos in first trimester stereotypeone86, Dec 3, 2019 at 8:48 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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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      SaskiaKC Latest: Keep a Word, Bin a Word SaskiaKC, Dec 6, 2019 at 2:05 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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      hyponilla Latest: Calvin & Hobbes hyponilla, Dec 6, 2019 at 2:00 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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    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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      Annb Latest: What have you eaten today? Annb, Dec 6, 2019 at 2:03 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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    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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      Diakat Latest: Vegetarians: What have you eaten today? Diakat, Dec 5, 2019 at 6:40 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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    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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      Dr Snoddy Latest: Losing steadily Dr Snoddy, Dec 1, 2019 at 6:06 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.
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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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      porl69 Latest: Diabetes appointment anxiety?! porl69, Dec 6, 2019 at 11:39 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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      Parki1979 Latest: Erectile issues Parki1979, Nov 30, 2019 at 11:26 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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    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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      Honeyend Latest: Type 1, Self-Harmer, Insulin is a weapon Honeyend, Nov 30, 2019 at 7:46 PM
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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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    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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      Tangia Latest: Flexible Working Tangia, Dec 5, 2019 at 7:24 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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      GeordieMark88 Latest: ESA and PIP GeordieMark88, Nov 23, 2019
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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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      Simon84 Latest: Do you ride a motorbike? Simon84, Dec 5, 2019 at 5:43 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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      Indy51 Latest: PHC Conference 2019 Indy51, Dec 4, 2019 at 8:21 PM
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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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      jjraak Latest: DIAMOND trial is recruiting now jjraak, Nov 26, 2019
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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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      Diakat Latest: Hi everybody how are you Diakat, Sep 12, 2019
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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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      Diakat Latest: Type one diabetes Diakat, Aug 11, 2019
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    3. Diabetes Events

      List and discuss diabetes events in your area or the wider environment. If commercial in nature, please contact the moderating team before posting.
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      urbanracer Latest: I'm trying to organise meetings in Reading urbanracer, Dec 4, 2019 at 7:52 AM
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