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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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    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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      Tipetoo Latest: Cheese Tipetoo, Jul 16, 2019 at 11:48 PM
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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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      Woohoooman Latest: DLA ending letter & PIP application Woohoooman, Jul 16, 2019 at 11:35 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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      McOwarth Latest: Start on the omnipod next Wednesday. Any tips? McOwarth, Jul 16, 2019 at 10:23 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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    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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      Jaded Judi Latest: Type 3c (pancreatic) Diabetes Jaded Judi, Jul 16, 2019 at 5:23 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, Jul 17, 2019 at 1:50 AM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Cocosilk Latest: Newly diagnosed and pregnant Cocosilk, Jun 18, 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: Cortisol and blood glucose Brunneria, Jul 16, 2019 at 10:22 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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      clare56 Latest: Just Dance! clare56, Jul 16, 2019 at 10:36 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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      Debandez Latest: Success At Local Surgery Debandez, Jul 16, 2019 at 10:39 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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      ert Latest: Mock mock mocks ert, Jun 16, 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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      JAT1 Latest: Just been diagnosed with type 1 JAT1, Jun 22, 2019
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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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      My3sons16 Latest: Any other Type 1 / Autism kids? My3sons16, Jul 16, 2019 at 5:59 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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      Juicyj Latest: Unplanned pregnancy and extremely high HbA1c Juicyj, Jul 16, 2019 at 10:45 AM
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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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      SaskiaKC Latest: WORD ASSOCIATION GAME 4 SaskiaKC, Jul 17, 2019 at 2:10 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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      carol43 Latest: cutting down on workload carol43, Jul 15, 2019 at 11:08 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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      Diawara Latest: morocco Diawara, Jul 16, 2019 at 10:12 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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    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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      Marie 2 Latest: Vegetarians: What have you eaten today? Marie 2, Jul 16, 2019 at 7:57 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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      Robinredbreast Latest: Gluten rash?! Robinredbreast, Jul 10, 2019
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      AloeSvea Latest: Fasting discussion AloeSvea, Jul 17, 2019 at 12:26 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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      PamJHS Latest: Help! Weight seems to be shooting up daily! PamJHS, Jul 17, 2019 at 12:19 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.
      ElizaChota Latest: Lantus to tresiba ElizaChota, Jul 15, 2019 at 11:37 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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      Mad76 Latest: BG spike after eating Mad76, Jul 16, 2019 at 11:47 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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      novorapidboi26 Latest: A few Eye / Sight Issues novorapidboi26, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:27 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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      ert Latest: Lethargy, malaise, and unexplained symptoms. ert, Jul 15, 2019 at 12:07 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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      spencersings56 Latest: Low Mood and Diabetes spencersings56, Jul 17, 2019 at 12:27 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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      Juicyj Latest: Visualization for producing Bete cells! Juicyj, Jul 16, 2019 at 6:41 AM
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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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    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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      sjm1308 Latest: Night duty sjm1308, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:38 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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      Omnipod Latest: ESA and PIP Omnipod, Jul 15, 2019 at 1:00 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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      akccoll Latest: Driving akccoll, Jul 10, 2019
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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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      Oldvatr Latest: UK Gov. to discuss implementing new Eatwell Oldvatr, Jul 17, 2019 at 12:58 AM
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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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      IBEX82 Latest: Jason Fung IBEX82, Jul 8, 2019
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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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      jjraak Latest: CREATING new threads... jjraak, Feb 14, 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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