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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: Police (or Other Emergency Service Workers) KK123, Aug 14, 2018 at 6:26 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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      feniangirl Latest: What Am I Missing Here? feniangirl, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:47 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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      MICHAELD11 Latest: Spiralling Health Problems MICHAELD11, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:47 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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      Guzzler Latest: Puzzled Guzzler, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:41 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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      Sir Simon Haworth Latest: Freestyle Libre Sensor Sir Simon Haworth, Aug 14, 2018 at 7:54 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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    7. Type 2 Diabetes

      Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 2 Diabetes.
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      feniangirl Latest: 42 Days To Restore The Reversal feniangirl, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:51 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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      Boozon Latest: Worried! Boozon, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:00 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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      donnellysdogs Latest: What do I call my diabetes donnellysdogs, Aug 13, 2018 at 2:20 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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      Tumbleweed2017 Latest: Low Carb Hasn't Worked. Tumbleweed2017, Aug 14, 2018 at 7:23 PM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Diakat Latest: Feeling Guilty.. Diakat, Aug 13, 2018 at 8:44 AM
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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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      Resurgam Latest: Confused About What To Eat Resurgam, Aug 14, 2018 at 5:35 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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      carol43 Latest: 3 Milestones In 1 Day carol43, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:25 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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      Grant_Vicat Latest: Helping Friend With T1 Grant_Vicat, Aug 13, 2018 at 8:18 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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      rahul371 Latest: How old is everyone rahul371, Aug 14, 2018 at 11:02 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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      shivles Latest: Concerns About 2 Year Old shivles, Aug 12, 2018 at 8:35 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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      joanne75 Latest: Early Pregnancy Insulin Tequirements joanne75, Aug 13, 2018 at 9:05 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: 3 or 4 letter word associated game 5 dogslife, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:28 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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      briped Latest: Diabetic Gum Disease Is Good For Me. briped, Aug 14, 2018 at 9:58 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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      benford Latest: How Much Protein Needed To Improve Muscle Mass. benford, Aug 13, 2018 at 2:24 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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      maglil55 Latest: What have you eaten today? maglil55, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:11 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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      Tannith Latest: Reversing diabetes with diet Tannith, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:11 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, Aug 13, 2018 at 10:15 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
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      britishpub Latest: Keeping The Body Guessing britishpub, Aug 9, 2018 at 10:29 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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      Jmennaid Latest: Xenical Orlistat 120mg.weight Loss Pill. Jmennaid, Aug 13, 2018 at 7:54 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.
      porl69 Latest: Struggling To Administer Insulin porl69, Aug 14, 2018 at 10:56 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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      porl69 Latest: Freestyle Libre porl69, Aug 14, 2018 at 3:51 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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      ccassidy539635 Latest: Autonomic Neuropathy ccassidy539635, Aug 10, 2018 at 11:53 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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      Howie1961 Latest: Rhuematoid Arthritis And Diabetes Howie1961, Aug 14, 2018 at 12:04 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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      DavidSilvaOlè Latest: Depression... DavidSilvaOlè, Aug 13, 2018 at 1:27 AM
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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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      ianpspurs Latest: Regular moderate exercise log ianpspurs, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:31 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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      porl69 Latest: Paramedic porl69, Aug 14, 2018 at 1:19 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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      Robinredbreast Latest: The Horror's Of Universal Credit. Robinredbreast, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:32 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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      Peter Latham Latest: Do you ride a motorbike? Peter Latham, Aug 12, 2018 at 7:52 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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    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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    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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      bamba Latest: Local group South Wales? bamba, Jul 27, 2018
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