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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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      Juicyj Latest: Diabetic Neuropathy.? Juicyj, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:26 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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      HSSS Latest: Low Carb Bread HSSS, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:24 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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      porl69 Latest: Auto-injectors For Injections porl69, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:19 PM
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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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    5. Type 1 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1 Diabetes.
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      johnpol Latest: Type 1'stars R Us johnpol, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:21 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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      LeahJane Latest: Pump Users And Shift Work.... LeahJane, Jul 18, 2018 at 12:59 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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      Alexandra100 Latest: Do They Always Test For Lada? Alexandra100, Jul 18, 2018 at 1:21 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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      KevCB Latest: Type 3c - how many are we? KevCB, Jul 10, 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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      Kittylitter Latest: pre-diabetes, fasting blood sugars. Kittylitter, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:52 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 18, 2018 at 2:26 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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      Prem51 Latest: Thank You Forum Hba1c Reduced In 4 Months Prem51, Jul 18, 2018 at 6:20 AM
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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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      NaomiT Latest: Holiday/summer tips etc NaomiT, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:42 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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      T1Dad Latest: Honeymoon and hypoglycemia T1Dad, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:16 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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      FingersCrossed Latest: Struggling With Highs In Early Pregnancy FingersCrossed, Jul 16, 2018 at 8:16 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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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Molly56 Latest: A To Z Book Names Molly56, Jul 18, 2018 at 1:45 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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    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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      LucyL 2 Latest: Struggling With Quick To Grab Low Carb Meals LucyL 2, Jul 18, 2018 at 11:58 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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      jayney27 Latest: What have you eaten today? jayney27, Jul 18, 2018 at 1:55 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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      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 15, 2018 at 7:59 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 at 4:57 PM
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      Canvaspic Latest: Now - Wanna Join A Fast Canvaspic, Jul 18, 2018 at 9:57 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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      Pipp Latest: The Process Of Bariatric Surgery On The Nhs Pipp, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:18 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.
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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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      DunePlodder Latest: Dexcom G5 Transmitter Battery Replacement?? DunePlodder, Jul 18, 2018 at 2:48 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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      Khorem Latest: Distal Pancreatectomy Khorem, Jul 17, 2018 at 6:06 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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      rosco 2 Latest: Poor Support From Diabetic Specialists rosco 2, Jul 18, 2018 at 2:58 PM
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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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      ickihun Latest: Regular moderate exercise log ickihun, Jul 18, 2018 at 8:08 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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      pon 2 Latest: Shift Work pon 2, Jul 17, 2018 at 9:37 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 at 10:56 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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      Oldvatr Latest: DIAB1 Online Form Query Oldvatr, Jul 15, 2018 at 8:22 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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      Mr_Pot Latest: Diabetes2/treatment eloquently explained Mr_Pot, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:12 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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      GerardNoah Latest: Which coffee machine do you use ? GerardNoah, Jul 17, 2018 at 8:22 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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      Indy51 Latest: "Mastering Blood Sugar" - new podcast Indy51, Jul 18, 2018 at 7:37 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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