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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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      daisy1 Latest: Hi, doctor is not sure ??? daisy1, Jul 21, 2017 at 9:54 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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      RFSMarch Latest: Newly diagnosed RFSMarch, Jul 21, 2017 at 11:30 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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      Rachox Latest: Website Response times Rachox, Jul 21, 2017 at 11:24 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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      Jaylee Latest: So frustrated Jaylee, Jul 21, 2017 at 11:32 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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      robert72 Latest: Degludec (Tresiba) and muscle/ joint pain robert72, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:32 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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      Seacrow Latest: My logistical nightmare and other worries! Seacrow, Jul 20, 2017 at 12:51 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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      Salvia Latest: Avocado to the rescue!! Salvia, Jul 21, 2017 at 2:52 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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    10. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      phonic2k Latest: Help..Getting bored with veg and dairy phonic2k, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:58 AM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      azure Latest: Just been diagnosed 25 weeks pregnant azure, Jul 20, 2017 at 1:03 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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    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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      Dillinger Latest: Cannabis use and diabetes Dillinger, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:38 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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      pollensa Latest: A big thank you pollensa, Jul 18, 2017 at 10:14 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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      Namztorb Latest: Low insulin to carb ratio? Namztorb, Jul 20, 2017 at 9:33 AM
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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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      BOJ Latest: Any T2D aged 20-30 here? BOJ, Jul 18, 2017 at 9:29 AM
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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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      azure Latest: Free activities for elderly care home ? azure, Jul 21, 2017 at 11:09 AM
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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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      azure Latest: Steroid injection while ttc azure, Jul 20, 2017 at 3:18 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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      Clivethedrive Latest: What are you doing right now ? Clivethedrive, Jul 21, 2017 at 11:26 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      13lizanne Latest: Make a sentence from five letters :D 13lizanne, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:54 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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      wolfie53 Latest: Drinking? wolfie53, Jul 20, 2017 at 4:10 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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      carty Latest: Soups carty, Jul 20, 2017 at 10:34 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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      wiflib Latest: What have you eaten today? wiflib, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:51 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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      Jamesy_Boy Latest: Jamesy Boy's Newcastle Diet Jamesy_Boy, Jul 19, 2017 at 2:58 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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    5. Gluten-free Forum

      Support forum for people who have a gluten intolerance and/or lead a gluten-free lifestyle.
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      daisy1 Latest: Gluten free bread daisy1, Jul 10, 2017
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      Flair Latest: 18/6 Flair, Jul 21, 2017 at 8:04 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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      Kristin251 Latest: Blood Sugar Diet Kristin251, Jul 20, 2017 at 3:13 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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      librarising Latest: Help with choosing blood glucose meter librarising, Jul 21, 2017 at 8:12 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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      siah Latest: SIGNS OF DIABETIC MACULOPATHY siah, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:17 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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      leslie10152 Latest: Fed up :( leslie10152, Jul 19, 2017 at 1:29 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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      Blip22 Latest: Can't cope anymore Blip22, Jul 15, 2017 at 2:30 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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      Sam50 Latest: AUSTRALIA - Alpha Lipoic Acid Sam50, Jul 20, 2017 at 12:46 PM
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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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      therower Latest: Regular moderate exercise log therower, Jul 20, 2017 at 9:09 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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      Jofster01582 Latest: Manager wants to see my appointment letter Jofster01582, Jul 21, 2017 at 9:37 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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    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
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      Salvia Latest: DIAB1 - Driving Salvia, Jul 21, 2017 at 1:12 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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      bulkbiker Latest: Interesting documentary bulkbiker, Jul 9, 2017
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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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      Guzzler Latest: Dr Michael Mosley Book Guzzler, Jul 9, 2017
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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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      daisy1 Latest: Local Support Groups daisy1, Jul 12, 2017
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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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      Diakat Latest: One million steps Diakat, Jul 21, 2017 at 7:06 AM
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