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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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      JoKalsbeek Latest: New to the forum ! 5 years as a T2 JoKalsbeek, Sep 25, 2018 at 4:58 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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    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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    5. Type 1 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1 Diabetes.
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      Freema Latest: Bread.... Freema, Sep 25, 2018 at 6:41 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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      helensaramay Latest: Animas Exiting Market By September 2019 helensaramay, Sep 25, 2018 at 5:16 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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      PatsyB Latest: Change in Medication PatsyB, Sep 25, 2018 at 6:10 PM
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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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      KK123 Latest: Stunned to be rediagnosed today KK123, Sep 25, 2018 at 9:11 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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      Pasha Latest: pre-diabetes, fasting blood sugars. Pasha, Sep 25, 2018 at 3:01 AM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Diakat Latest: Extra Amniotic Fluid Diakat, Aug 5, 2018
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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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      Atlantico Latest: Pre and post breakfast readings both the same Atlantico, Sep 23, 2018 at 6:46 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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      kitedoc Latest: Medication Packages Etc. kitedoc, Sep 25, 2018 at 4:35 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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      Goonergal Latest: Way to go @goonergal Goonergal, Sep 25, 2018 at 6:09 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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    2. Young People/Adults

      A forum for people aged 18 and above (young adults) to chat, share and make friends.
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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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      Juicyj Latest: Testing BG in toddlers Juicyj, Sep 24, 2018 at 11:14 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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      kitty55 Latest: Ivf kitty55, Sep 24, 2018 at 7:57 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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      PatsyB Latest: What are you doing now and humorous banter. PatsyB, Sep 25, 2018 at 6:09 PM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      dogslife Latest: 3 or 4 letter word associated game 5 dogslife, Sep 25, 2018 at 6:13 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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      pdmjoker Latest: This is why eating healthily is hard video... pdmjoker, Sep 25, 2018 at 3:26 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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      Robinredbreast Latest: T1 food. Robinredbreast, Sep 25, 2018 at 3:24 PM
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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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      Bluetit1802 Latest: Interesting take on slimming groups... Bluetit1802, Sep 20, 2018 at 9:54 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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      zand Latest: Not losing weight from vegan diet. tips? zand, Sep 25, 2018 at 5:38 PM
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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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      AllieRainbow Latest: Type 2: Fasting Experiment To Lower Bg AllieRainbow, Sep 23, 2018 at 4:26 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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    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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      marco0070 Latest: Buy Freestyle Libre marco0070, Sep 25, 2018 at 6:32 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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      Jaylee Latest: What is Maculopathy? Jaylee, Sep 25, 2018 at 4:44 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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    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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      Knikki Latest: Burning Out After 20 Years T1d Knikki, Sep 15, 2018
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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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      BloodThirsty Latest: Cbd Oil BloodThirsty, Sep 12, 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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      runningwitht1 Latest: Proliferative Retinopathy And Running runningwitht1, Sep 25, 2018 at 2:01 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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      binman1234 Latest: Shift Work binman1234, Sep 21, 2018 at 11:41 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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      Pipp Latest: Pip appeal Pipp, Sep 22, 2018 at 11:46 PM
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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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    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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      Libby3781 Latest: Android testing Libby3781, Sep 24, 2018 at 12:21 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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    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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      Administrator Latest: Accessibility Administrator, Aug 21, 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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      Adel1988 Latest: Any groups in Leicestershire? Adel1988, Sep 11, 2018
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