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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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      xfieldok Latest: Recently diagnosed with prediabetes xfieldok, Jan 18, 2020 at 10:07 AM
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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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      Daphne917 Latest: Newly diagnosed Daphne917, Jan 18, 2020 at 7:16 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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      woollygal Latest: Very low mood and post Xmas sugars woollygal, Jan 18, 2020 at 10:02 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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      eventhorizon Latest: Really really stupid question eventhorizon, Jan 18, 2020 at 10:02 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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      aphex2k Latest: Upgrading the 640g to 670g aphex2k, Jan 18, 2020 at 8:31 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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      MeiChanski Latest: Given ketone testing machine MeiChanski, Jan 17, 2020 at 8:47 PM
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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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      Tophat1900 Latest: New support group Tophat1900, Jan 17, 2020 at 8:20 AM
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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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      Cocosilk Latest: GD in first trimester?? Cocosilk, Dec 23, 2019
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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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      Brunneria Latest: Unfortunate crash :( Brunneria, Jan 16, 2020 at 5:33 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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    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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      JPW1 Latest: Running marathon with type 1 JPW1, Jan 17, 2020 at 11:17 PM
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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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      english66 Latest: Newly diagnosed english66, Dec 7, 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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      KK123 Latest: Newly diagnosed type 1 age 19 KK123, Jan 4, 2020
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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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    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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      Ica291 Latest: C section experience Ica291, Jan 6, 2020
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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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      Johnboy412 Latest: 2019/20 Football season Johnboy412, Jan 18, 2020 at 10:09 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Pasha Latest: Make a sentence from five letters :D Pasha, Jan 18, 2020 at 8:59 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: It’s true Pura Vida, Jan 17, 2020 at 11:40 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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      Veryanxious Latest: HFLC for T2D Veryanxious, Jan 18, 2020 at 10:12 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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      annabell1 Latest: What have you eaten today? annabell1, Jan 18, 2020 at 9:43 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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      TrendyD Latest: Recipe App TrendyD, Jan 15, 2020 at 7:54 AM
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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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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      bulkbiker Latest: fasting question bulkbiker, Jan 11, 2020
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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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      Rachox Latest: Recently diagnosed T2, bit confused. Rachox, Jan 17, 2020 at 4:22 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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      becca59 Latest: Disposing of used Dexcom G6 becca59, Jan 17, 2020 at 4:23 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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      annabell1 Latest: Ulcerative colitis and type two. annabell1, Jan 18, 2020 at 9:08 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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      bulkbiker Latest: Cholesterol and Statins bulkbiker, Jan 13, 2020 at 5:08 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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    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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      DJC3 Latest: Regular moderate exercise log DJC3, Jan 13, 2020 at 5:41 PM
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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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      DizzyChick Latest: 1st Hypo at work DizzyChick, Jan 18, 2020 at 7:01 AM
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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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      TriciaWs Latest: DLA/PIP Loss :( TriciaWs, Jan 4, 2020
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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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      Oldvatr Latest: Gliclazide and Driving Oldvatr, Jan 1, 2020
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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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      Vincentl Latest: one touch versus freestyle. Vincentl, Jan 16, 2020 at 8:21 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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      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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      MeiChanski Latest: Worcester Type 1 group starting January 2020 MeiChanski, Jan 15, 2020 at 4:09 PM
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