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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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      kevinfitzgerald Latest: Hello..... kevinfitzgerald, Mar 4, 2021 at 3:35 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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      LittleGreyCat Latest: HONEY & DIABETES LittleGreyCat, Mar 4, 2021 at 7:24 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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      sedrah Latest: Anti-VEGF sedrah, Mar 4, 2021 at 7:34 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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      fantastic9888 Latest: Insulin fantastic9888, Mar 4, 2021 at 7:33 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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    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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      Maco Latest: Pump funding continuation Maco, Mar 4, 2021 at 5:08 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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      KK123 Latest: LADA and type 2 drugs...waiting for diagnosis KK123, Mar 2, 2021 at 5:59 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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    10. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      Omar51 Latest: Fasting 8 hrs vs 12 hrs ? Omar51, Mar 4, 2021 at 11:54 AM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      Sal82 Latest: Fasting morning levels high Sal82, Jan 30, 2021
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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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      Larissima Latest: Uric acid in LCFH/Keto diet Larissima, Mar 4, 2021 at 11:36 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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      Lois Latest: COVID vaccine Lois, Mar 1, 2021 at 7:07 AM
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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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      Resurgam Latest: A progress report from a Black Swan Resurgam, Mar 3, 2021 at 7:55 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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      Lollie78 Latest: Covid vaccine with high hba1c Lollie78, Feb 21, 2021
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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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      becca2002 Latest: New people becca2002, Feb 18, 2021
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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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      beckyboo12 Latest: It’s all just so unfair beckyboo12, Feb 26, 2021 at 8:34 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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      CathytheChef Latest: Low blood sugars in early pregnancy CathytheChef, Mar 2, 2021 at 8:32 AM
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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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      Hopeful34 Latest: Keep a Word, Bin a Word Hopeful34, Mar 4, 2021 at 7:30 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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      pdmjoker Latest: Medical question... pdmjoker, Mar 4, 2021 at 3:10 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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      MrsA2 Latest: Soups and stews please MrsA2, Mar 4, 2021 at 12:48 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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      shelley262 Latest: What have you eaten today? shelley262, Mar 4, 2021 at 7:03 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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      bulkbiker Latest: Newcastle Diet - Help! bulkbiker, Nov 15, 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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      nutribolt Latest: List of some Low Carb Vegetarian Dishes nutribolt, Feb 27, 2021 at 2:56 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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      Brunneria Latest: Gluten Free Shampoo Brunneria, Oct 5, 2020
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      oldgreymare Latest: Type 1 and Fasting oldgreymare, Feb 23, 2021
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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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      Pipey Latest: Weight Loss and Diabetes Pipey, Mar 2, 2021 at 1:59 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.
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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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      Rachox Latest: Libre 2 Sensor free trial Rachox, Mar 4, 2021 at 6:09 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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      agwagw Latest: Anti VEGF injections vs laser for retinopathy agwagw, Mar 4, 2021 at 3:05 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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      ConcernedCarer Latest: Fibromatosis on both feet complications ConcernedCarer, Mar 2, 2021 at 11:13 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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      hughinoo Latest: Anxiety or diabetes issues? hughinoo, Jan 21, 2021
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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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    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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      HeartBreakHigh Latest: Becoming a doctor? HeartBreakHigh, Feb 25, 2021
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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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      HSSS Latest: Eye Tests HSSS, Feb 21, 2021
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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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    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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      Omar51 Latest: one touch versus freestyle. Omar51, Mar 2, 2021 at 1:35 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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    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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