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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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      fernando306 Latest: Hi everyone! fernando306, Jan 24, 2018 at 1:13 AM
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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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      paulus1 Latest: Honeymoon period paulus1, Jan 23, 2018 at 10:20 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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      fernando306 Latest: Gym workout and supplements fernando306, Jan 24, 2018 at 1:29 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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      Casey89 Latest: Early Pregnancy Casey89, Jan 24, 2018 at 1:20 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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      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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      rmz80 Latest: is it safe to reduce one whole dose rmz80, Jan 24, 2018 at 1:25 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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      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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      singsteve Latest: Diet advice needed - newbie singsteve, Jan 24, 2018 at 12:41 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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      kokhongw Latest: New - RH, OGTT-results & metformin kokhongw, Jan 23, 2018 at 11:35 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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      Edknows Latest: Stopped by Police today. Edknows, Jan 23, 2018 at 11:59 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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      t1bec Latest: SWIM 22! t1bec, Jan 23, 2018 at 11:30 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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    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, Jan 24, 2018 at 12:03 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Antje77 Latest: Game to get to know each other Antje77, Jan 24, 2018 at 1:09 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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      Olufisayo Latest: BITCOIN* Olufisayo, Jan 23, 2018 at 10:23 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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      SueJB Latest: Concrete Cake SueJB, Jan 23, 2018 at 10:51 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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      megan Latest: Why insulin fluctuations? megan, Jan 23, 2018 at 11:41 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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      Laynibee Latest: Doing the Newcastle Laynibee, Jan 24, 2018 at 12:17 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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    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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      sinead.morgan Latest: Gastroparesis sinead.morgan, Jan 24, 2018 at 12:44 AM
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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
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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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      davidM1996 Latest: Diabetes and the Armed Forces davidM1996, Jan 23, 2018 at 9:33 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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      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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    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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      t1bec Latest: New blog channel! t1bec, Jan 24, 2018 at 12:06 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Groups in and around Manchester? Tipetoo, Jan 21, 2018 at 8:39 PM
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