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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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      Sophie123lou Latest: Gestational diabetes type 2 Sophie123lou, May 25, 2022 at 11:14 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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      HSSS Latest: Diagnosis 2 days ago HSSS, May 25, 2022 at 9:10 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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      Nmori Latest: Numbess after Carbs/Sugar Nmori, May 26, 2022 at 8:59 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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      lois240957 Latest: Freestyle libre 2 problems lois240957, May 26, 2022 at 8:59 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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      JaneC Latest: Travel case for Novarapid vials travelling abroad JaneC, May 24, 2022 at 8:42 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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    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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      EllieM Latest: Help we dont understand EllieM, May 26, 2022 at 8:05 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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      wendy22 Latest: Type 3c - how many are we? wendy22, Apr 24, 2022
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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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      DaPa Latest: Thoughts on Pre Diabetes DaPa, May 25, 2022 at 1:43 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: Some Questions About RH Lamont D, May 21, 2022 at 10:56 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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      BrianDoc Latest: Hopefully it is just my surgery .... BrianDoc, May 20, 2022 at 7:07 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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    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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      EllieM Latest: Low blood sugar high keytones EllieM, May 25, 2022 at 10:08 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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      NicoleC1971 Latest: How (T1) diabetes affects your friendship NicoleC1971, May 21, 2022 at 2:51 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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      In Response Latest: Low morning BG In Response, May 7, 2022
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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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      Antje77 Latest: CGMs and TTC Antje77, May 17, 2022
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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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      Pasha Latest: A to Z for words in general Pasha, May 26, 2022 at 7:58 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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      Pura Vida Latest: Fun facts Pura Vida, May 26, 2022 at 1:41 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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      Robbity2 Latest: Fruit Salads - Recipes Robbity2, May 26, 2022 at 12:22 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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      Goonergal Latest: What have you eaten today? Goonergal, May 26, 2022 at 6:33 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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      iwilltouchyourcat Latest: Little win iwilltouchyourcat, May 1, 2022
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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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    5. Gluten-free Forum

      Support forum for people who have a gluten intolerance and/or lead a gluten-free lifestyle.
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      Rokaab Latest: Gluten rash?! Rokaab, Apr 24, 2022
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      bulkbiker Latest: Fasting bulkbiker, May 23, 2022 at 10:23 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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      DaPa Latest: How much weight have YOU lost? DaPa, May 23, 2022 at 5:28 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.
      jaywak Latest: Disposable syringes jaywak, May 21, 2022 at 10:12 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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      wilby1960 Latest: Libre and flying wilby1960, May 26, 2022 at 9:12 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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      Gsp Latest: Upper stomach pain Gsp, May 24, 2022 at 9:23 AM
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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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      Loveday8 Latest: Counselling and Diabetes? Loveday8, May 19, 2022
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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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      DEBBIESCOTT Latest: Walking To Mordor... DEBBIESCOTT, May 23, 2022 at 9:37 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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      dany1231 Latest: What work do you do? dany1231, May 22, 2022 at 8:02 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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      Hopeful34 Latest: PIP & Diabetes Hopeful34, May 5, 2022
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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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      Jaylee Latest: Driving abroad Jaylee, Apr 19, 2022
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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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      Robbity2 Latest: Special soup helps diabetics? Robbity2, May 26, 2022 at 2:06 AM
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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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      zand Latest: Voice activated assistants - what do you think? zand, May 26, 2022 at 7:44 AM
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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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      Lars Muff Latest: Diabetes and Racism Lars Muff, May 24, 2022 at 9:17 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

      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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      MommaE Latest: TCOYD Virtual conference MommaE, Mar 16, 2022
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