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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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    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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      Freema Latest: Confused Since Diagnosis Freema, Jul 15, 2018 at 8:29 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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      Malc. Latest: Gliclazide - 40mg Malc., Jul 16, 2018 at 12:34 AM
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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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      susie1953 Latest: Creon susie1953, Jul 15, 2018 at 9:22 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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      Jaylee Latest: Type 1'stars R Us Jaylee, Jul 16, 2018 at 12:02 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: Animas Supplies Delay helensaramay, Jul 15, 2018 at 5:34 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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      Robbity Latest: Had My Codefree For 3 Days, Results Seem Odd Robbity, Jul 15, 2018 at 11:06 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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      Mags H Latest: I Kicked Off... Mags H, Jul 16, 2018 at 2:09 AM
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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 at 10:30 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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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Emma_Jones Latest: Queries on gestational diabetes Emma_Jones, Jul 11, 2018 at 7:30 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: Rh, Not For Newbies! Lamont D, Jul 15, 2018 at 9:08 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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      MikeyJ Latest: Thank You Forum Hba1c Reduced In 4 Months MikeyJ, Jul 15, 2018 at 10:58 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Diabetes Clinic... [emoji848][emoji382] Tipetoo, Jul 15, 2018 at 9:24 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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      Sbain Latest: Honeymoon and hypoglycemia Sbain, Jul 15, 2018 at 12:32 AM
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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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      Tilly_S Latest: Hair So Fine After Having Baby Tilly_S, Jul 15, 2018 at 11:50 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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      dogslife Latest: A to Z of Male & Female Christian Names. dogslife, Jul 16, 2018 at 12:46 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Smashed Avo Suburb. Tipetoo, Jul 15, 2018 at 10:49 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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      NoCrbs4Me Latest: Oetzi's Last Meal Was 'alarmingly' High Fat. NoCrbs4Me, Jul 15, 2018 at 3:47 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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      Robbity Latest: Treats On Low Carb? Robbity, Jul 15, 2018 at 11:36 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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      Fleegle Latest: Reversing diabetes with diet Fleegle, Jul 12, 2018 at 11:13 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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      Goonergal Latest: Now - Wanna Join A Fast Goonergal, Jul 15, 2018 at 7:30 PM
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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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      ickihun Latest: The Process Of Bariatric Surgery On The Nhs ickihun, Jul 14, 2018 at 11:39 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.
      tizzy Latest: Insulin Injections Etiquette? tizzy, Jul 15, 2018 at 3:56 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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      Pipp Latest: Tee2 From Spirit Healthcare Pipp, Jul 15, 2018 at 11:51 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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      Mike D Latest: Maculopathy Letter - What Next? Mike D, Jul 16, 2018 at 12:41 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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      tim2000s Latest: Rhuematoid Arthritis And Diabetes tim2000s, Jul 11, 2018 at 3:53 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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      leahkian Latest: Health Anxiety leahkian, Jul 12, 2018 at 11:02 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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      BibaBee Latest: Cbd Oil BibaBee, Jul 4, 2018
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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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      sprokowski Latest: Being a pilot sprokowski, Jul 14, 2018 at 7:43 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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    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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    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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    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 15, 2018 at 11:43 PM
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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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