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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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      Daibell Latest: Type 2 Daibell, Jul 22, 2018 at 7:50 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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      ResistingResistanceUK Latest: Prednisolone & T2 ResistingResistanceUK, Jul 22, 2018 at 10:53 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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      Moggely Latest: Hitting The Target Moggely, Jul 23, 2018 at 1:20 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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      Winnie53 Latest: Vitamin C Winnie53, Jul 23, 2018 at 2:14 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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      kitedoc Latest: Type 1'stars R Us kitedoc, Jul 23, 2018 at 3:06 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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      Seacrow Latest: Metal Detector Seacrow, Jul 23, 2018 at 12:07 AM
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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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      tina_marie Latest: Type 2 Life tina_marie, Jul 23, 2018 at 3:02 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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    10. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      Oldvatr Latest: Are There Side Effects To Look Out For? Oldvatr, Jul 20, 2018 at 12:08 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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      Will4318 Latest: New Here And Metformin Questions Will4318, Jul 22, 2018 at 7:18 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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    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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      Terrytiddy Latest: A Quiet Celebration And A Question Terrytiddy, Jul 22, 2018 at 7:55 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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      Diakat Latest: Night Insulin Diakat, Jul 22, 2018 at 2:56 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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      kitedoc Latest: Newly Diagnosed kitedoc, Jul 23, 2018 at 2:20 AM
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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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      Kittycat_7_ Latest: What Should I Do? Kittycat_7_, Jul 23, 2018 at 1:40 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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      xkerrybabessx Latest: Pregnant! xkerrybabessx, Jul 22, 2018 at 10:07 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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      tina_marie Latest: Uk night owl tina_marie, Jul 23, 2018 at 3:06 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Pasha Latest: WORD ASSOCIATION GAME 4 Pasha, Jul 23, 2018 at 3:00 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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      ickihun Latest: Food & Drink Items You Utterly Loath. ickihun, Jul 23, 2018 at 1:50 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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      Phoenix55 Latest: Steak & Kidney Pudding Phoenix55, Jul 22, 2018 at 5:54 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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      ickihun Latest: Will It Take Awhile To Start Losing Weight ickihun, Jul 23, 2018 at 2:20 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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      Resurgam Latest: Metformin Resurgam, Jul 17, 2018 at 12:13 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, Jul 20, 2018 at 8:37 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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      Lar oli mu Latest: Possible coeliac Lar oli mu, Jul 12, 2018
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      zand Latest: 24 Hour Fasting zand, Jul 22, 2018 at 8:51 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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      ickihun Latest: Obesity And Carbohydrate Addiction ickihun, Jul 22, 2018 at 10:07 PM
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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.
      Alexandra100 Latest: Lowering insulin resistance Alexandra100, Jul 22, 2018 at 8:40 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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      Crimsonclient Latest: Is Libre Reader Worth £22.95? Crimsonclient, Jul 23, 2018 at 1:57 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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      joss.t2 Latest: Tiredness joss.t2, Jul 22, 2018 at 11:08 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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      leahkian Latest: Really Depressed Today! leahkian, Jul 22, 2018 at 12:23 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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      MyMassage Latest: Thai Massage Feet/ Reflexology MyMassage, Jul 18, 2018 at 8:09 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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      Goonergal Latest: Regular moderate exercise log Goonergal, Jul 22, 2018 at 8:45 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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      Brie912 Latest: Shift Work Brie912, Jul 18, 2018 at 9:06 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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      Davie_sett Latest: Broken Wrist Davie_sett, Jul 16, 2018
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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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      Oldvatr Latest: DIAB1 Online Form Query Oldvatr, Jul 15, 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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      ROSIE1988 Latest: Diabetes2/treatment eloquently explained ROSIE1988, Jul 18, 2018 at 11:14 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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      JoKalsbeek Latest: Which coffee machine do you use ? JoKalsbeek, Jul 20, 2018 at 4:46 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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      Winnie53 Latest: "Mastering Blood Sugar" - new podcast Winnie53, Jul 19, 2018 at 6:07 AM
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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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