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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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      Rachox Latest: Enormous weight loss and Hb1Ac reduction carbs Rachox, Apr 25, 2019 at 10:09 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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      Erin Latest: Phobia of needles Erin, Apr 26, 2019 at 2:10 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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      Mike D Latest: What to eat when there’s a stomach bug around Mike D, Apr 26, 2019 at 4:58 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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      Mad76 Latest: Diabetes and Ramadan Mad76, Apr 26, 2019 at 2:29 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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      ejcaswell Latest: Type one “getting to me” after 13 years ejcaswell, Apr 26, 2019 at 5:11 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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      tillybrett1998 Latest: Changing Pumps tillybrett1998, Apr 26, 2019 at 1:18 AM
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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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      KK123 Latest: non insulin LADA KK123, Apr 24, 2019 at 6:06 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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      Juicyj Latest: Tips to lower hba1c? Juicyj, Apr 23, 2019 at 10:22 AM
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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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      DianaMC Latest: Different meters different readings DianaMC, Apr 26, 2019 at 2:35 AM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Cocosilk Latest: Likelihood of GD going away after birth? Cocosilk, Apr 25, 2019 at 1:03 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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      Miss.T. Morning Latest: Reactive Hypoglycaemia Miss.T. Morning, Apr 25, 2019 at 6:15 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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      HSSS Latest: Diabetes and Food Packaging! HSSS, Apr 21, 2019 at 11:20 PM
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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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    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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      Dark Horse Latest: HBA1C Dark Horse, Apr 15, 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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      DylanM Latest: Someone to chat to? DylanM, Apr 25, 2019 at 11:28 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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      EllieM Latest: Teenage daughter complications EllieM, Apr 26, 2019 at 1:45 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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      wiflib Latest: Any positive stories of induction? wiflib, Apr 23, 2019 at 10:31 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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      Sweet_Sophie Latest: Help - pick a boy's name (Serbian husband) Sweet_Sophie, Apr 26, 2019 at 5:13 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Pasha Latest: 3 WORD STORY GAME 4 Pasha, Apr 26, 2019 at 4:19 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: Get better card... Tipetoo, Apr 25, 2019 at 11:25 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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      SlimLizzy Latest: Beetroot SlimLizzy, Apr 25, 2019 at 10:33 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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      Indy51 Latest: Zero carb/Carnivore Indy51, Apr 26, 2019 at 5:19 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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      lindisfel Latest: Death of the Calorie lindisfel, Apr 6, 2019
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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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      HSSS Latest: Vegan diet no longer control my Glucose level HSSS, Apr 22, 2019 at 9:33 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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    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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      bulkbiker Latest: Counter Weight-plus bulkbiker, Apr 24, 2019 at 6:52 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.
      Fencer Latest: Glimepiride and Hypos Fencer, Apr 25, 2019 at 1:32 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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      jjraak Latest: Newbie, feeling bit baffled jjraak, Apr 26, 2019 at 4:05 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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      Loukay1 Latest: Peripheral Neuropathy Loukay1, Apr 24, 2019 at 5:31 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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      Pipp Latest: Multiple Medical n being T1 Pipp, Apr 25, 2019 at 5:45 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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      pvmurphy21 Latest: Anxiety pvmurphy21, Apr 26, 2019 at 2:23 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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      Bogie Latest: Diabex Patch and Insulin Leaf Powder Bogie, Apr 22, 2019 at 7:27 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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      zauberflote Latest: Regular moderate exercise log zauberflote, Apr 26, 2019 at 12:23 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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      wiflib Latest: Midwifery and diabetes wiflib, Apr 21, 2019 at 11:06 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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      jimbaxter Latest: Libre sensor removal jimbaxter, Apr 9, 2019
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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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      EllieM Latest: Driving EllieM, Apr 21, 2019 at 12:47 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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      Bluetit1802 Latest: Primal Paleo Keto Healing Books Bluetit1802, Apr 25, 2019 at 6:31 PM
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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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      jjraak Latest: CREATING new threads... jjraak, Feb 14, 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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