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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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      Brunneria Latest: New to this forum but not type 2 Brunneria, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:01 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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      Helen46 Latest: Drastic Vision Changes Helen46, Dec 9, 2019 at 4:32 AM
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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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      HSSS Latest: Newbie T2 overwhelmed by diet change HSSS, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:03 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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      dtennant9 Latest: Recovering from Illness dtennant9, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:50 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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      porl69 Latest: Post-set change highs porl69, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:32 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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      ert Latest: Test results positive antibodies ert, Dec 10, 2019 at 7:07 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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    10. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      bulkbiker Latest: Feedback on my readings, if possible? bulkbiker, Dec 11, 2019 at 9:47 AM
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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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      Auto E Latest: My RH and Esophageal spasms Auto E, Dec 10, 2019 at 2:22 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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      Brunneria Latest: Metformin Brunneria, Dec 11, 2019 at 10:21 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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      michita Latest: Keto for Type 1 - My Story michita, Dec 10, 2019 at 7:52 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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      english66 Latest: Newly diagnosed english66, Dec 7, 2019 at 9:47 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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      english66 Latest: Struggling with dawn phenomena... english66, Dec 8, 2019 at 7:36 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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      MeiChanski Latest: Need advice with treating Hypos MeiChanski, Dec 8, 2019 at 4:27 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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      kelp84 Latest: Hypos in first trimester kelp84, Dec 8, 2019 at 9:15 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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      zand Latest: 2019/20 Football season zand, Dec 11, 2019 at 11:15 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      dogslife Latest: A to Z for words in general dogslife, Dec 11, 2019 at 9:31 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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      Tophat1900 Latest: ANZ Bank Tophat1900, Dec 9, 2019 at 2:04 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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      Goonergal Latest: Suitable keto recipes for Xmas season Goonergal, Dec 11, 2019 at 5:48 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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      DCUKMod Latest: What have you eaten today? DCUKMod, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:03 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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    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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      Diakat Latest: Vegetarians: What have you eaten today? Diakat, Dec 5, 2019 at 6:40 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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      Juicyj Latest: This moment Juicyj, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:03 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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      Dr Snoddy Latest: Losing steadily Dr Snoddy, Dec 1, 2019
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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.
      PatsyB Latest: Metformin PatsyB, Dec 11, 2019 at 7:18 AM
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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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    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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      Parki1979 Latest: Erectile issues Parki1979, Nov 30, 2019
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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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    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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      therower Latest: Bodybuilding with T1? therower, Dec 9, 2019 at 5:43 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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      Tangia Latest: Flexible Working Tangia, Dec 5, 2019 at 7:24 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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      GeordieMark88 Latest: ESA and PIP GeordieMark88, Nov 23, 2019
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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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      Bwood1 Latest: Group 2 license refused Bwood1, Dec 8, 2019 at 3:53 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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      Indy51 Latest: PHC Conference 2019 Indy51, Dec 4, 2019
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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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      Diakat Latest: Hi everybody how are you Diakat, Sep 12, 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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      Diakat Latest: Type one diabetes Diakat, Aug 11, 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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