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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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      jasmindesylva Latest: Newly diagnosed Anxious jasmindesylva, Apr 25, 2018 at 8:24 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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      Lamont D Latest: Doctor "thinks" I have type 2 Lamont D, Apr 25, 2018 at 7:53 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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      NewTD2 Latest: What cereal is ok NewTD2, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:34 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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      Olive_Deme Latest: Running and Type 1 Olive_Deme, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:22 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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      tircoed Latest: Omnipod tircoed, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:23 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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      Bluetit1802 Latest: Bad news Update Bluetit1802, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:28 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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      Alexandra100 Latest: Stunned to be rediagnosed today Alexandra100, Apr 24, 2018 at 9:01 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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      Nicci50uk Latest: Type 3c - how many are we? Nicci50uk, Apr 19, 2018 at 7:34 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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      millenium Latest: Differing Blood Sugars within a minute or so millenium, Apr 25, 2018 at 1:53 PM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Contralto Latest: Newbie needing advice Contralto, Apr 12, 2018
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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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      JimH Latest: Seem to be reacting to Dairy now! JimH, Apr 16, 2018
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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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      Bluetit1802 Latest: Britain's Fat Fight Bluetit1802, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:22 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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      phdiabetic Latest: Perfect way to reduce post-prandial spike :) phdiabetic, Apr 25, 2018 at 9:03 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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      @so_sweet_its_killing_me Latest: Hba1c @so_sweet_its_killing_me, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:28 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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    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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      Juicyj Latest: Hypo remedies when wearing braces Juicyj, Apr 25, 2018 at 3:14 PM
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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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      Diakat Latest: Pregnant! Diakat, Apr 24, 2018 at 7:04 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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      SueJB Latest: What are you doing now and humorous banter. SueJB, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:27 PM
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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, Apr 25, 2018 at 8:16 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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      zand Latest: Divorced barbie doll zand, Apr 25, 2018 at 5:53 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Amazing & Awesome Avocados. Tipetoo, Apr 25, 2018 at 8:35 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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      shelley262 Latest: What have you eaten today? shelley262, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:26 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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      Bluetit1802 Latest: Low carb and anticoagulation appliontments. Bluetit1802, Apr 20, 2018 at 2:30 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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      ringi Latest: non animal and no or low carb protein? ringi, Apr 24, 2018 at 11:44 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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      peony50 Latest: Lemon Almond Shortbread Cookies peony50, Apr 24, 2018 at 5:31 PM
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      bulkbiker Latest: The Fabulous Fasters Group Fast April 2018 bulkbiker, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:37 PM
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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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      SiouxG Latest: Help! SiouxG, Apr 25, 2018 at 9:36 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.
      CranberryIce Latest: Novorapid with meals CranberryIce, Apr 25, 2018 at 7:51 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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      DCUKMod Latest: Not sure what to make of OGTT results DCUKMod, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:39 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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      johnpol Latest: Post op Caract review johnpol, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:19 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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      Mike D Latest: Urine retention Mike D, Apr 25, 2018 at 9:04 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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      bootyful0 Latest: Depression and diabetes nightmare bootyful0, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:08 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Gymnema sylvestre Tipetoo, Apr 6, 2018
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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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      ringi Latest: Ultra running with diabetes type 1 ringi, Apr 25, 2018 at 6:01 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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      JustAsking 2 Latest: Employment JustAsking 2, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:00 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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      CarbsRok Latest: Turned down pip CarbsRok, Apr 16, 2018
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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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      Rockman Latest: Do you ride a motorbike? Rockman, Apr 20, 2018 at 8:02 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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      Olufisayo Latest: Friends Olufisayo, Feb 3, 2018
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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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