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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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      KK123 Latest: Hello from a new(ish) Type 2 KK123, Aug 14, 2020 at 9:53 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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      akindrat18 Latest: Can injecting insulin cause diarrhoea akindrat18, Aug 14, 2020 at 1:01 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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    5. Type 1 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1 Diabetes.
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      Antje77 Latest: Type 1'stars R Us Antje77, Aug 14, 2020 at 12:28 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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      h884 Latest: About to start (ok, next week) h884, Aug 13, 2020 at 7:26 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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      chrisy62 Latest: Unspecific symptoms chrisy62, Aug 13, 2020 at 12:12 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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      armstrongfj Latest: Type 3c - how many are we? armstrongfj, Aug 10, 2020 at 6:57 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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      JenniferW Latest: Numbness and tingling in feet JenniferW, Aug 14, 2020 at 11:55 AM
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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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      Goonergal Latest: Latest blood panel results. Goonergal, Aug 13, 2020 at 6:19 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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    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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      DCUKMod Latest: Lockdown fitness regime DCUKMod, Aug 13, 2020 at 8:44 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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      Coleabetic34 Latest: NovoPen echo skins Coleabetic34, Jul 2, 2020
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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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      Jaylee Latest: Fast acting injections Jaylee, Aug 13, 2020 at 11:49 AM
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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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    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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      Sandy Cooper Latest: Looking for Friends Sandy Cooper, Aug 11, 2020 at 9:38 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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      catinahat Latest: Keep a Word, Bin a Word catinahat, Aug 14, 2020 at 10:20 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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      Pura Vida Latest: driving test Pura Vida, Aug 14, 2020 at 1:16 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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      JoKalsbeek Latest: Confused about food labelling JoKalsbeek, Aug 14, 2020 at 4:12 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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      PenguinMum Latest: What have you eaten today? PenguinMum, Aug 14, 2020 at 12:57 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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      HSSS Latest: Newbie HSSS, Aug 3, 2020
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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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      lessci Latest: Breakfast ideas lessci, Jul 21, 2020
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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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      DCUKMod Latest: Starting a gluten-free diet!! DCUKMod, Aug 13, 2020 at 8:38 PM
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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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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      Lupf Latest: Unable to lose weight despite constant effort Lupf, Aug 13, 2020 at 12:34 AM
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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.
      slikwipman Latest: Penfill slikwipman, Aug 14, 2020 at 10:53 AM
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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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      Hopeful34 Latest: Libre Sensors coming off in the heat Hopeful34, Aug 13, 2020 at 8:58 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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      Tomw1694 Latest: Complications? Tomw1694, Aug 10, 2020 at 6:40 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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      JenniferM55 Latest: Ketogenic diet to treat mental disorders JenniferM55, Aug 13, 2020 at 4:17 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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      baby_angel Latest: Anxiety around work baby_angel, Aug 5, 2020
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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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      lindisfel Latest: Why potassium and magnesium? lindisfel, Aug 14, 2020 at 10:50 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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      Goonergal Latest: Regular moderate exercise log Goonergal, Aug 14, 2020 at 4:32 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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    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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      conniecar Latest: Licence has come back conniecar, Jul 26, 2020
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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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      bulkbiker Latest: Jason Fung 'The Obesity Code' bulkbiker, Aug 13, 2020 at 11:49 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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