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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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      HSSS Latest: Can you help me? Somebody please... HSSS, Feb 24, 2020 at 10:40 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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      Sgathach Latest: Feeling lost and scared Sgathach, Feb 24, 2020 at 11:45 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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      bulkbiker Latest: low carb, high fat bulkbiker, Feb 24, 2020 at 10:59 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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      Hopeful34 Latest: Being sick after taking pain killers Hopeful34, Feb 25, 2020 at 12:16 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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      HSSS Latest: Flight delays HSSS, Feb 24, 2020 at 10:01 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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      Heathero Latest: Received the Omnipod DASH Heathero, Feb 24, 2020 at 11:03 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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    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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    10. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      KernowKeith Latest: Fasting good post meal not so good KernowKeith, Feb 24, 2020 at 5:56 PM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      DonutEnter Latest: Have I got GD? DonutEnter, Feb 24, 2020 at 9:48 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: Does my Mum have RH? Please help! Lamont D, Feb 24, 2020 at 3:57 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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      Tophat1900 Latest: Ice Cream Tophat1900, Feb 23, 2020 at 6:26 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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      Brunneria Latest: second annual hb1ac Brunneria, Feb 19, 2020 at 9:32 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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      Juicyj Latest: Pump Juicyj, Feb 20, 2020 at 8:00 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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      LooperCat Latest: Newly diagnosed type 1 age 19 LooperCat, Feb 24, 2020 at 9:51 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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      Plumbdot68 Latest: Dr Bernstein Plumbdot68, Feb 9, 2020
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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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      jade88 Latest: Neonatal hypoglycaemia jade88, Feb 24, 2020 at 8:22 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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      JTL Latest: Saving the planet JTL, Feb 25, 2020 at 12:34 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Barb McD Latest: Keep a Word, Bin a Word Barb McD, Feb 24, 2020 at 11:30 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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      Pura Vida Latest: New funnies Pura Vida, Feb 24, 2020 at 11:55 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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    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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      Tipetoo Latest: What have you eaten today? Tipetoo, Feb 24, 2020 at 9:45 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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      Guna108 Latest: Exante diet and low calorie food week Guna108, Feb 23, 2020 at 8:56 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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      Brunneria Latest: Changed to a plant based diet Brunneria, Feb 23, 2020 at 2:29 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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      Xal Latest: Newly diagnosed coeliacs Xal, Feb 21, 2020 at 11:03 PM
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      Roggg Latest: Fat Fasting for insulin sensitivity? Roggg, Feb 22, 2020 at 12:53 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: Where am I going wrong? angustia, Feb 24, 2020 at 7:01 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.
      Montrealer Latest: First three months on Metformin Montrealer, Feb 24, 2020 at 12:24 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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      Outlawe Latest: Accuchek Aviva Expert discontinued Outlawe, Feb 23, 2020 at 11:40 AM
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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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      jjraak Latest: COVID 2019 Comorbidity with Diabetes jjraak, Feb 24, 2020 at 6:51 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Struggling Tipetoo, Feb 24, 2020 at 11:09 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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    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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      Mbaker Latest: Exercise advice for a sedentary 60yo Mbaker, Feb 24, 2020 at 10:29 PM
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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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      DCUKMod Latest: Work related questions DCUKMod, Feb 22, 2020 at 7:07 AM
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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: DLA/PIP Loss :( GeordieMark88, Feb 4, 2020
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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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      Nicola M Latest: How do they work out what restriction you get? Nicola M, Feb 23, 2020 at 7:20 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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      urbanracer Latest: Encapsulated beta cells urbanracer, Feb 17, 2020
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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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      Seewalk Latest: Primal Paleo Keto Healing Books Seewalk, Feb 24, 2020 at 8:11 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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    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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