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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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      ringi Latest: Returning member, really struggling ringi, Jan 23, 2018 at 12:45 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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      eggs11 Latest: Getting used to testing blood eggs11, Jan 23, 2018 at 5:13 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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    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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      ianpspurs Latest: Low Carb High Fat? ianpspurs, Jan 23, 2018 at 5:45 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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      NicoleC1971 Latest: How do you (Type 1's) lose weight? NicoleC1971, Jan 23, 2018 at 5:45 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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      helensaramay Latest: Shake, Rattle and Cook a Medtronic Pump helensaramay, Jan 22, 2018 at 1:32 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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      annscullamus Latest: Recovering from Pneumonia annscullamus, Jan 23, 2018 at 5:42 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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      Kristin251 Latest: Butter? Kristin251, Jan 23, 2018 at 4:19 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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      Youngsatheart Latest: Symptoms of Type 3c Youngsatheart, Jan 21, 2018 at 12:55 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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      Alexandra100 Latest: pre-diabetes, fasting blood sugars. Alexandra100, Jan 22, 2018 at 11:32 AM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      archersuz Latest: Newly Diagnosed at Week 37 archersuz, Dec 27, 2017
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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: New - RH, OGTT-results & metformin Lamont D, Jan 22, 2018 at 5:06 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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      bangkokdiabetic Latest: Living abroad with diabetes bangkokdiabetic, Jan 22, 2018 at 2:15 PM
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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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      NewTD2 Latest: Remission: Fasting mimicking diet vs New Castle NewTD2, Jan 23, 2018 at 1:03 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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      Ethanw57 Latest: Do I take big doses? Ethanw57, Jan 22, 2018 at 8:16 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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    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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      justadad Latest: How to do an insulin injection justadad, Jan 22, 2018 at 3:50 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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      ealingr Latest: C section - 37 wks or wait longer? ealingr, Jan 22, 2018 at 1:17 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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      ickihun Latest: Uk night owl ickihun, Jan 23, 2018 at 5:23 PM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      karen8967 Latest: A to Z of Male & Female Christian Names. karen8967, Jan 23, 2018 at 5:41 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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      Pura Vida Latest: Oldies Pura Vida, Jan 22, 2018 at 5:02 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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      david0779 Latest: low carb stroganoff and cauliflower rice david0779, Jan 23, 2018 at 5:15 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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      Brunneria Latest: What have you eaten today? Brunneria, Jan 23, 2018 at 4:09 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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      AlcalaBob Latest: Doing the Newcastle AlcalaBob, Jan 23, 2018 at 8:28 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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    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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      fati2 Latest: I like this fasting makarky fati2, Jan 21, 2018 at 11:54 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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      Rosieroo Latest: Slimming world with T1 diabetes Rosieroo, Jan 22, 2018 at 10:31 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.
      ickihun Latest: new medication ickihun, Jan 23, 2018 at 5:39 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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      Brunneria Latest: My Libre results Brunneria, Jan 23, 2018 at 4:11 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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      Guzzler Latest: Life expectancy Guzzler, Jan 23, 2018 at 4:26 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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      Mel dCP Latest: Trigeminal neuralgia Mel dCP, Jan 22, 2018 at 5:15 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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      speedboy21 Latest: mirtazapine... speedboy21, Jan 17, 2018 at 9:05 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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      alisonhe Latest: CBD Hemp oil alisonhe, Jan 21, 2018 at 8:52 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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    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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      ickihun Latest: ESA Assessment ickihun, Jan 22, 2018 at 3:23 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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      Draco16 Latest: Is Driving and Diabeties a good idea? Draco16, Jan 22, 2018 at 8:30 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: PHCUK 2017 Conference Indy51, Jan 22, 2018 at 6:33 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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      AdamJames Latest: VLCD - Liquid vs Solid AdamJames, Jan 7, 2018
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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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      Motherhen2014 Latest: Low Carb slow cooker Cookery book. Motherhen2014, Jan 21, 2018 at 10:30 PM
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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 & 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Groups in and around Manchester? Tipetoo, Jan 21, 2018 at 8:39 PM
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