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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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      AllieRainbow Latest: Just Diagnosed Type 2 AllieRainbow, Jun 24, 2018 at 1:08 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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      Dark Horse Latest: How Long Is The Wait For Retinal Screening? Dark Horse, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:14 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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      Scott-C Latest: Free Style Libre Scott-C, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:22 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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    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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      armia Latest: Used Accu-Chek Combo Pump armia, Jun 24, 2018 at 10:27 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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      LittleGreyCat Latest: Low Carb Bread/buns LittleGreyCat, Jun 24, 2018 at 4:02 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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    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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      ROMEO Latest: Type 3c - how many are we? ROMEO, Jun 8, 2018
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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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      Guzzler Latest: Is it prediabetes? Guzzler, Jun 24, 2018 at 3:42 PM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Resurgam Latest: Newbie needing advice Resurgam, Jun 23, 2018 at 2:10 PM
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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: Very depressed over reactive hypo Lamont D, Jun 23, 2018 at 7:02 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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      lucylocket61 Latest: Itv The Fat Fix: Diabetes lucylocket61, Jun 22, 2018 at 5:50 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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      Dr Snoddy Latest: My Low Carb Story Dr Snoddy, Jun 24, 2018 at 4:27 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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      kitedoc Latest: Helping Friend With T1 kitedoc, Jun 24, 2018 at 3:40 AM
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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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      briped Latest: How Far Do You Take Telling Your Friends? briped, Jun 19, 2018 at 6:12 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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      kitedoc Latest: Worried for the future.. kitedoc, Jun 18, 2018 at 1:28 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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      Madelinelowery Latest: Pregnant! Madelinelowery, Jun 23, 2018 at 10:59 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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      johnboy412000 Latest: The World Cup 2018 johnboy412000, Jun 24, 2018 at 2:58 PM
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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 of Male & Female Christian Names. dogslife, Jun 24, 2018 at 3:13 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: Ikea Kit... Tipetoo, Jun 23, 2018 at 12:44 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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      xfieldok Latest: Ice Cream xfieldok, Jun 24, 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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      MARGAR Latest: Keto Diet MARGAR, Jun 24, 2018 at 4:58 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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      NANA yaw Latest: Food replacement. NANA yaw, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:40 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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      Alexandra100 Latest: What To Eat For A 13 Hour Shift? Alexandra100, Jun 20, 2018 at 9:50 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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      Robinredbreast Latest: Gluten free bread Robinredbreast, Jun 14, 2018
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      AllieRainbow Latest: Type 2: Fasting Experiment To Lower Bg AllieRainbow, Jun 24, 2018 at 9:52 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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      Indy51 Latest: Why Are We Fat? Nz Documentary Series Indy51, Jun 24, 2018 at 4:19 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.
      Bluetit1802 Latest: Which Medication Is Best? Bluetit1802, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:25 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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      lucyb_uk Latest: Freestyle Libre Reader - Where To Buy? lucyb_uk, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:16 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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    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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      Indy51 Latest: Warning For Colitis Sufferers Indy51, Jun 24, 2018 at 12:18 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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      Triffo Latest: Take Your Own Responsibility,not Rely On Others Triffo, Jun 24, 2018 at 7:56 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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      Australiadiabetic2 Latest: Thai Massage Feet/ Reflexology Australiadiabetic2, Jun 18, 2018 at 4:59 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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      ianpspurs Latest: Regular moderate exercise log ianpspurs, Jun 24, 2018 at 7:04 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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      Robinredbreast Latest: Disability discounts??? Robinredbreast, Jun 14, 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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    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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    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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      Ledzeptt Latest: Libre Sensor Removal Tips Ledzeptt, Jun 23, 2018 at 6:48 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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      Guzzler Latest: Swiss Re Food For Thought 2018 Conference Guzzler, Jun 23, 2018 at 6:23 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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      gsf1996 Latest: Local group South Wales? gsf1996, May 15, 2018
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