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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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    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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      Jollymon Latest: Tried this chocolate?. Jollymon, Feb 28, 2020 at 2:55 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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      Resurgam Latest: Worry about hypo at night Resurgam, Feb 28, 2020 at 2:52 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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      mandedog Latest: Type 1 and spa treatments mandedog, Feb 28, 2020 at 2:29 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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      Big Bad Buncey Latest: Which pump should I choose? Big Bad Buncey, Feb 27, 2020 at 9:36 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Diabetes Type 2 for 20 years Tipetoo, Feb 28, 2020 at 1:36 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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    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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      J girl Latest: Alaways woken up by very low/high blood sugars J girl, Feb 25, 2020 at 12:02 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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      Pasha Latest: pre-diabetes, fasting blood sugars. Pasha, Feb 25, 2020 at 7:21 AM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      kikiwg Latest: Type 2 means induced labour and monitoring? kikiwg, Feb 27, 2020 at 10:15 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: Does my Mum have RH? Please help! Lamont D, Feb 24, 2020 at 3:57 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: Ice Cream Tophat1900, Feb 23, 2020 at 6:26 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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      Ronancastled Latest: Is "Reversed" the same as "In Remission?" Ronancastled, Feb 27, 2020 at 3:34 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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      Juicyj Latest: Pump Juicyj, Feb 20, 2020
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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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      LooperCat Latest: Newly diagnosed type 1 age 19 LooperCat, Feb 24, 2020 at 9:51 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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      Geordie_P Latest: Dr Bernstein Geordie_P, Feb 25, 2020 at 6:49 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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      jade88 Latest: Neonatal hypoglycaemia jade88, Feb 24, 2020 at 8:22 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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      Robbity Latest: A to Z of Historical names. Robbity, Feb 28, 2020 at 2:14 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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      Tipetoo Latest: High sugar... Tipetoo, Feb 26, 2020 at 9:45 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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    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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      Tophat1900 Latest: Limit on saturated fats no longer justified Tophat1900, Feb 28, 2020 at 2:28 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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      Guna108 Latest: Exante diet and low calorie food week Guna108, Feb 23, 2020 at 8:56 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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      Scimama Latest: Vegetarians: What have you eaten today? Scimama, Feb 25, 2020 at 9:11 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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      Xal Latest: Newly diagnosed coeliacs Xal, Feb 21, 2020
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      Scarlet10 Latest: New to 16:8 Scarlet10, Feb 27, 2020 at 12:26 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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      brooker Latest: Carbs free diet brooker, Feb 28, 2020 at 2:54 AM
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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.
      Rich12 Latest: Metformin - when to take it? Rich12, Feb 27, 2020 at 7:52 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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      Goonergal Latest: Hba1c result..... wahoo! Goonergal, Feb 27, 2020 at 6:02 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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      Rylando88 Latest: Thrush Rylando88, Feb 28, 2020 at 1:58 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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      Tipetoo Latest: COVID 2019 Comorbidity with Diabetes Tipetoo, Feb 27, 2020 at 9:30 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Struggling Tipetoo, Feb 24, 2020 at 11:09 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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    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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      Captain Crunch Latest: Exercise advice for a sedentary 60yo Captain Crunch, Feb 25, 2020 at 9:36 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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      slip Latest: **Night shifts**Type 1 and tresiba slip, Feb 26, 2020 at 10:23 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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      GeordieMark88 Latest: DLA/PIP Loss :( GeordieMark88, Feb 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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      Nicola M Latest: How do they work out what restriction you get? Nicola M, Feb 23, 2020 at 7:20 PM
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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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      urbanracer Latest: Encapsulated beta cells urbanracer, Feb 17, 2020
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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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      Seewalk Latest: Primal Paleo Keto Healing Books Seewalk, Feb 24, 2020 at 8:11 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

      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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