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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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      DCUKMod Latest: Hello, type 2 question DCUKMod, Apr 23, 2018 at 10:54 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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      PenguinMum Latest: Carbohydrates VS Sugar PenguinMum, Apr 23, 2018 at 11:12 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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      Contralto Latest: will diabetes type 2 worsen Contralto, Apr 24, 2018 at 3:26 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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      EllieM Latest: HbA1c concern EllieM, Apr 23, 2018 at 10:15 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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      EllieM Latest: Aargh. Pump meeting didn't go as planned EllieM, Apr 24, 2018 at 3:40 AM
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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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      NewTD2 Latest: Stunned to be rediagnosed today NewTD2, Apr 22, 2018 at 12:01 AM
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    8. 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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      Nicci50uk Latest: Type 3c - how many are we? Nicci50uk, Apr 19, 2018 at 7:34 PM
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    9. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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    10. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Contralto Latest: Newbie needing advice Contralto, Apr 12, 2018
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    11. Reactive Hypoglycemia

      A forum to discover and discuss blood group disorders where hypoglycemic episodes are symptomatic.
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      JimH Latest: Seem to be reacting to Dairy now! JimH, Apr 16, 2018
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    12. 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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      leahkian Latest: Prescription exemption nightmare leahkian, Apr 24, 2018 at 12:15 AM
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    13. 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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      Contralto Latest: Should I stop metformin? Contralto, Apr 24, 2018 at 3:48 AM
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    1. Young People/Adults

      A forum for people aged 18 and above (young adults) to chat, share and make friends.
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      Meghalton Latest: Accu chek insight pump question Meghalton, Apr 18, 2018 at 10:53 AM
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    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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      leahkian Latest: Not allowed to go on school trip.. leahkian, Apr 24, 2018 at 1:03 AM
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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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      Juicyj Latest: Pregnant! Juicyj, Apr 23, 2018 at 9:50 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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      Contralto Latest: The SCREAM thread Contralto, Apr 24, 2018 at 3:23 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Jaylee Latest: Movie alphabet game Jaylee, Apr 23, 2018 at 11:27 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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      Tipetoo Latest: A Sad Obituary in Scotland Tipetoo, Apr 24, 2018 at 1:27 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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      Contralto Latest: What have you eaten today? Contralto, Apr 24, 2018 at 3:45 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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      Bluetit1802 Latest: Low carb and anticoagulation appliontments. Bluetit1802, Apr 20, 2018 at 2:30 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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      NewTD2 Latest: Remission .. yea really ! NewTD2, Mar 30, 2018
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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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      Hpetal Latest: Gluten free bread Hpetal, Apr 21, 2018 at 9:43 AM
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      rab5 Latest: The Fabulous Fasters Group Fast April 2018 rab5, Apr 24, 2018 at 12:02 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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      jayney27 Latest: Keto meals delivered? jayney27, Apr 22, 2018 at 10:09 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.
      CranberryIce Latest: Novorapid with meals CranberryIce, Apr 23, 2018 at 11:23 PM
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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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      Alexandra100 Latest: Seeking Info On FreeStyle Libre Please ! Alexandra100, Apr 23, 2018 at 1:16 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: Leg and foot pain Contralto, Apr 24, 2018 at 1:25 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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      Guzzler Latest: Fatty liver Guzzler, Apr 21, 2018 at 6:08 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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      Phoenix55 Latest: Depression and diabetes nightmare Phoenix55, Apr 20, 2018 at 12:17 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Gymnema sylvestre Tipetoo, Apr 6, 2018
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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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      GcGodalming Latest: Ultra running with diabetes type 1 GcGodalming, Apr 23, 2018 at 7:06 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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      klh-2018 Latest: Struggling klh-2018, Apr 16, 2018
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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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      CarbsRok Latest: Turned down pip CarbsRok, Apr 16, 2018
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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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      Rockman Latest: Do you ride a motorbike? Rockman, Apr 20, 2018 at 8:02 AM
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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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    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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      Olufisayo Latest: Friends Olufisayo, Feb 3, 2018
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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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