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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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    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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      camparisoda Latest: How long until I’m healthy! camparisoda, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:30 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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    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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      Ledzeptt Latest: Sharps Box Disposal Ledzeptt, Nov 16, 2018 at 12:28 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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      Scott-C Latest: Type 1'stars R Us Scott-C, Nov 16, 2018 at 12:26 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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      vic hill Latest: accu - chek downloads vic hill, Nov 16, 2018 at 10:43 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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      ickihun Latest: Remission Strikes.. ickihun, Nov 16, 2018 at 12:25 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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      rmz80 Latest: Totally confused... rmz80, Nov 13, 2018 at 7:26 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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      JohnEGreen Latest: whats type 3 JohnEGreen, Oct 27, 2018
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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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      Spl@ Latest: pre-diabetes, fasting blood sugars. Spl@, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:45 AM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Diakat Latest: What is going on? 2.3? Diakat, Nov 6, 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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      SimonCrox Latest: Nerve Pain SimonCrox, Nov 16, 2018 at 8:22 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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      Tipetoo Latest: Data Tipetoo, Nov 15, 2018 at 7:54 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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      jjraak Latest: Over the moon - my first 6-month review. jjraak, Nov 16, 2018 at 6:20 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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      Angusc Latest: Pump Recommendations Angusc, Nov 9, 2018
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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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      nadiq38 Latest: I'm lost nadiq38, Nov 16, 2018 at 6:31 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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      Juicyj Latest: Help for a friend Juicyj, Nov 16, 2018 at 9:42 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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      myarnton1 Latest: C section question myarnton1, Nov 16, 2018 at 12:11 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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      caroldvn Latest: Christmas gift ideas caroldvn, Nov 16, 2018 at 9:32 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      dogslife Latest: A to Z for words in general dogslife, Nov 16, 2018 at 10:58 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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      caroldvn Latest: I don't like Clowns. caroldvn, Nov 16, 2018 at 9:36 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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      db89 Latest: T1 food. db89, Nov 15, 2018 at 10:39 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, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:39 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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    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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      Mel dCP Latest: 9 things that are not actually vegan Mel dCP, Nov 12, 2018 at 1:48 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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      ~tara~ Latest: Gluten-Free Egg Noodles? ~tara~, Nov 15, 2018 at 3:38 AM
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      first14808 Latest: Wasted youth, or selective muscle loss? first14808, Nov 16, 2018 at 12:23 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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      SOPHIE2006 Latest: Do You Weigh Yourself Everyday Or Weekly? SOPHIE2006, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:37 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.
      catfan Latest: Metformin and muscle pain catfan, Nov 15, 2018 at 5:31 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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      Bluetit1802 Latest: Hba1c up Bluetit1802, Nov 16, 2018 at 10:58 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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      sleepster Latest: Lichen Sclerosus sleepster, Nov 15, 2018 at 5:54 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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    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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      conniecar Latest: Alpha lipoic acid works conniecar, Nov 5, 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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      johnpol Latest: Regular moderate exercise log johnpol, Nov 16, 2018 at 7:45 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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      Robinredbreast Latest: Hypo at work Robinredbreast, Nov 13, 2018 at 3:10 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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    3. Driving and DVLA

      Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
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      ringi Latest: Dvla: Assessing Fitness To Drive ringi, Nov 14, 2018 at 5:25 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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    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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      Alexandra100 Latest: Dr Bernstein Teleseminar Alexandra100, Sep 28, 2018
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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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