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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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      MrsA2 Latest: Hello and I need some help / advice MrsA2, Jun 1, 2020 at 2:46 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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      HSSS Latest: Type2 confirmed yesterday HSSS, Jun 2, 2020 at 4:13 PM
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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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      KK123 Latest: Freestyle Libre Accuracy vs SD Codefree KK123, Jun 2, 2020 at 3:27 PM
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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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      bulkbiker Latest: One app? bulkbiker, Jun 2, 2020 at 4:23 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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      Diabeticger Latest: Dry skin Diabeticger, Jun 2, 2020 at 3:46 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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      Seacrow Latest: Backup plan Seacrow, May 31, 2020 at 7:45 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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      Craigmartin Latest: Beer query Craigmartin, Jun 2, 2020 at 4:19 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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      bulkbiker Latest: big thank you - cholesterol question bulkbiker, May 27, 2020 at 7:44 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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      ImSpiritus Latest: New Creon Supply Problems 2020 ImSpiritus, Jun 2, 2020 at 1:43 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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      Languagelearner Latest: Frequency for Hbalc ... Languagelearner, May 31, 2020 at 3:09 PM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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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: Occasional vodka??? Lamont D, Jun 1, 2020 at 9:43 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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      kev-w Latest: Cannabis use and diabetes kev-w, May 19, 2020
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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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      Arab Horse Latest: Never felt so low Arab Horse, May 16, 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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      Matt_Harman Latest: Freestyle Libre sensor Matt_Harman, Jun 1, 2020 at 2:50 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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      Perminder1 Latest: Tiredness Perminder1, Jun 1, 2020 at 10:46 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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      Dark Horse Latest: Advice needed regarding trying for a baby Dark Horse, May 31, 2020 at 8:14 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: Keep a Word, Bin a Word SaskiaKC, Jun 2, 2020 at 3:43 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Shocking... Tipetoo, Jun 1, 2020 at 1:17 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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      Robbity Latest: Alternative natural sweeteners Robbity, Jun 2, 2020 at 9:28 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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      SlimLizzy Latest: What have you eaten today? SlimLizzy, Jun 2, 2020 at 3:56 PM
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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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      Pipp Latest: VLCD success so far Pipp, Jun 2, 2020 at 8:35 AM
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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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      Resurgam Latest: 3 month results Resurgam, Jun 2, 2020 at 5:31 AM
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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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      GuidingSenses Latest: Gluten free chicken kebab meat, carbs? GuidingSenses, May 30, 2020 at 10:58 PM
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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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      Fairygodmother Latest: A milestone 2 lb Fairygodmother, Jun 2, 2020 at 9:37 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.
      Tipetoo Latest: Metformin Recall in USA Tipetoo, Jun 1, 2020 at 9:13 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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      zibi1 Latest: dexcom advice - how to avoid allergy zibi1, Jun 2, 2020 at 2:40 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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      Perminder1 Latest: Formiciation Perminder1, Jun 1, 2020 at 10:37 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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      lindisfel Latest: COVID 2019 Comorbidity with Diabetes lindisfel, Jun 1, 2020 at 7:33 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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      Dr Snoddy Latest: Had Enough Dr Snoddy, May 28, 2020 at 10:59 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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      sweaty betty Latest: Supplements sweaty betty, May 9, 2020
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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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      xfieldok Latest: Managing Diabetes On The Bike xfieldok, Jun 2, 2020 at 7:25 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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    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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      CelalDari Latest: NHS prescription charges CelalDari, May 25, 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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    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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      xfieldok Latest: Diabetes Patches xfieldok, May 27, 2020 at 1:41 PM
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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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    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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