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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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      sportyboston Latest: Hello everyone sportyboston, Nov 13, 2019 at 3:05 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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      Mike D Latest: Intro, I'm just beginning Mike D, Nov 14, 2019 at 4:46 AM
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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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      Tophat1900 Latest: LDL cannot cross the endothelium Tophat1900, Nov 14, 2019 at 3:26 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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      EllieM Latest: New diagnosis EllieM, Nov 14, 2019 at 3:22 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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      EllieM Latest: Newly diagnosed and worried about life expectancy EllieM, Nov 13, 2019 at 11:49 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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      Gary61 Latest: Delivery after reconnecting post a swim Gary61, Nov 13, 2019 at 3:15 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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      JoKalsbeek Latest: Sertraline and type 2 diabetes confusion JoKalsbeek, Nov 14, 2019 at 4:30 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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      knowlestr Latest: HBA1C up from 38 - 54 in 9 months knowlestr, Nov 13, 2019 at 12:01 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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      lollyann1 Latest: Type 3c - how many are we? lollyann1, Oct 25, 2019
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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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      SlimLizzy Latest: pre-diabetes, fasting blood sugars. SlimLizzy, Nov 13, 2019 at 8:24 AM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Jadieae Latest: Just been diagnosed Jadieae, Nov 7, 2019
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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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      ickihun Latest: Hi! Lost newbie. ickihun, Nov 13, 2019 at 2:14 AM
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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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      Gracie204 Latest: Lidl's High Protein Roll Gracie204, Nov 13, 2019 at 8:18 AM
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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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      tayelola Latest: I'm so proud of my T2 dad tayelola, Nov 14, 2019 at 4:37 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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      GlitterSparkles Latest: Tickle Flex GlitterSparkles, Nov 1, 2019
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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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      urbanracer Latest: Isolated urbanracer, Nov 10, 2019 at 1:44 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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      Diakat Latest: behaviour problems in type 1 Diakat, Oct 30, 2019
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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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      Ellie_Wilko Latest: Placenta Failure & Baby loss :( Ellie_Wilko, Nov 13, 2019 at 7:07 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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      SaskiaKC Latest: A to Z of Male & Female Christian Names. SaskiaKC, Nov 14, 2019 at 4:35 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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      MikeZ Latest: Aston Martin advert pre p.c. MikeZ, Nov 14, 2019 at 1:53 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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      Tophat1900 Latest: Is Stevia ok ? Tophat1900, Nov 14, 2019 at 2:06 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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      Resurgam Latest: Low carb breakfast, lunch and snacks.. Resurgam, Nov 14, 2019 at 2:27 AM
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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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    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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      jpscloud Latest: Fasting video jpscloud, Nov 11, 2019 at 10:38 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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      angustia Latest: DANCE WITH ME! angustia, Nov 12, 2019 at 1:46 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.
      Tipetoo Latest: Metformin dosage Tipetoo, Nov 8, 2019 at 9:49 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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      Rachox Latest: Blood glucose test Rachox, Nov 13, 2019 at 7:57 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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      Resurgam Latest: Can retinopathy clear up? Resurgam, Nov 13, 2019 at 4:51 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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    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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      michita Latest: Looking for some positives michita, Nov 13, 2019 at 8:21 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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      ianbod Latest: Neuropathy - reccomend vitamins & supplements ianbod, Nov 13, 2019 at 10:30 PM
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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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      urbanracer Latest: Flexible Working urbanracer, Nov 7, 2019
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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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      GeordieMark88 Latest: ESA and PIP GeordieMark88, Nov 13, 2019 at 10:54 AM
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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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      Rachox Latest: Not Driving Rachox, Nov 9, 2019 at 9:57 AM
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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: PHC Conference 2019 Indy51, Nov 8, 2019 at 8:00 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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    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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      Diakat Latest: Hi everybody how are you Diakat, Sep 12, 2019
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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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      Diakat Latest: Type one diabetes Diakat, Aug 11, 2019
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    3. Diabetes Events

      List and discuss diabetes events in your area or the wider environment. If commercial in nature, please contact the moderating team before posting.
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      Jaylee Latest: Worcester Type 1 group starting January 2020 Jaylee, Nov 12, 2019 at 9:14 PM
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