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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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      Tophat1900 Latest: Resistant Starch and Diabetes My story Tophat1900, Feb 25, 2018 at 1:25 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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      Antje77 Latest: Diagnosed as LADA not Diabetes 2? Antje77, Feb 25, 2018 at 12:33 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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      Sarah69 Latest: What did you do for exercise yesterday? Sarah69, Feb 25, 2018 at 2:38 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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      dogslife Latest: AgaMatrix Ultra-thin lancets dogslife, Feb 25, 2018 at 12:51 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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      Fairygodmother Latest: I am not a liar or an idiot. Fairygodmother, Feb 24, 2018 at 11:53 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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      Books1 Latest: Criteria for pump Books1, Feb 24, 2018 at 5:27 PM
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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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      Tophat1900 Latest: Diabetic Ice-Cream Tophat1900, Feb 25, 2018 at 2:32 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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      catapillar Latest: fasting catapillar, Feb 23, 2018 at 12:55 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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      TheBigNewt Latest: Non alcohol fatty liver disease TheBigNewt, Feb 21, 2018 at 10:53 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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      Juicyj Latest: Queries on gestational diabetes Juicyj, Feb 20, 2018 at 6:58 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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      Lamont D Latest: Plese help - LADA or RH Lamont D, Feb 23, 2018 at 9:37 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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      Tophat1900 Latest: Language. Tophat1900, Feb 25, 2018 at 3:32 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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      Boo1979 Latest: Diabetes is stupid Boo1979, Feb 24, 2018 at 10:23 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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      Brunneria Latest: Is this weird? Brunneria, Feb 24, 2018 at 11:11 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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      Natt Latest: Freestyle Libre sensor applied for first time Natt, Feb 21, 2018 at 12:41 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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      jade88 Latest: 23 weeks baby’s tummy measuring big jade88, Feb 24, 2018 at 8:52 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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      manhattan Latest: A to Z of Male & Female Christian Names. manhattan, Feb 25, 2018 at 2:15 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: Spelling Pura Vida, Feb 25, 2018 at 12:09 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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      Brunneria Latest: Soused Herrings with a difference Brunneria, Feb 25, 2018 at 2:38 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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    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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      Tipetoo Latest: Low carb and anticoagulation appliontments. Tipetoo, Feb 22, 2018 at 7:42 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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    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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    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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    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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      ricke17 Latest: Slow wound healing woes ricke17, Feb 24, 2018 at 7:09 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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      deb1960 Latest: Here we go again! Heartbeat skipping a beat. deb1960, Feb 25, 2018 at 1:16 AM
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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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      lindijanice Latest: food control loss lindijanice, Feb 25, 2018 at 12:47 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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    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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      h4kr Latest: Getting back to it! Running/weights h4kr, Feb 24, 2018 at 4:18 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Taleo question Tipetoo, Feb 22, 2018 at 10:04 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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    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
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      RobAO Latest: Driving after laser RobAO, Feb 17, 2018
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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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      DCUKMod Latest: Dapagliflozin research for cardiac study DCUKMod, Feb 24, 2018 at 1:52 PM
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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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      bulkbiker Latest: Calcium Scan and CAC score bulkbiker, Feb 19, 2018 at 8:06 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 & 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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      liam brogan Latest: Skydiving for diabetes liam brogan, Jan 29, 2018
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