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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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      KateS14 Latest: Newly Diagnosed getting over the shock KateS14, Jan 20, 2022 at 11:27 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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      MrsA2 Latest: Does Coffee Raise Blood Sugar? MrsA2, Jan 20, 2022 at 10:58 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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      EllieM Latest: Low blood sugars EllieM, Jan 20, 2022 at 8:37 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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      Ushthetaff Latest: About complications Ushthetaff, Jan 20, 2022 at 7:42 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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      In Response Latest: Pump and contact sports (Football) In Response, Jan 20, 2022 at 2:36 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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      Riva_Roxaban Latest: Remission Riva_Roxaban, Jan 21, 2022 at 12:15 AM
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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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      Carl W Latest: Tresiba 100 Carl W, Jan 19, 2022 at 10:06 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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    10. Prediabetes

      An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
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      lucylocket61 Latest: Progression from prediabetes to T2? lucylocket61, Jan 19, 2022 at 9:51 PM
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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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      bulkbiker Latest: GD Low Carb Diet bulkbiker, Dec 2, 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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      Lamont D Latest: Update on my brain issues. Lamont D, Jan 20, 2022 at 11:47 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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      Oldvatr Latest: DUK Learning Zone Oldvatr, Jan 20, 2022 at 9:09 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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      Dr Snoddy Latest: HbA1c 94 to 34 in 3 months Dr Snoddy, Jan 20, 2022 at 3:19 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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      Soplewis12 Latest: I’m Pregnant! Soplewis12, Nov 25, 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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      Jimberlands Latest: Diabetes in 20’s Jimberlands, Nov 30, 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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    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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    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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      Riva_Roxaban Latest: "What have you eaten" Parallel Chat Riva_Roxaban, Jan 21, 2022 at 2:20 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      Robbity2 Latest: A to Z of Male & Female Christian Names. Robbity2, Jan 21, 2022 at 1:33 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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      pdmjoker Latest: Laughable pdmjoker, Jan 19, 2022 at 10:44 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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      PenguinMum Latest: eating out! PenguinMum, Jan 18, 2022 at 4:48 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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      starlightrays Latest: No Energy And Dizziness starlightrays, Jan 21, 2022 at 12:18 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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      Resurgam Latest: Newbie Resurgam, Jul 13, 2021
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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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    5. Gluten-free Forum

      Support forum for people who have a gluten intolerance and/or lead a gluten-free lifestyle.
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      Bash_ Latest: Recommendations for bread Bash_, Dec 11, 2021
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    6. Fasting

      Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
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      Outlier Latest: Apple Cider Vinegar Outlier, Jan 19, 2022 at 10:21 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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      Riva_Roxaban Latest: When you lose weight where does the fat go? Riva_Roxaban, Jan 18, 2022 at 11:23 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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      NadineThirkell Latest: Query re Libre Sensor during Radiotherapy NadineThirkell, Jan 20, 2022 at 10:38 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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      Resurgam Latest: Fatty liver disease and coldness. Resurgam, Jan 17, 2022 at 5:41 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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      MrsA2 Latest: Let’s talk Livers……. MrsA2, Jan 20, 2022 at 11:37 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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      Alexandra100 Latest: Curalin Alexandra100, Jan 18, 2022 at 7:38 AM
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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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      Beating-My-Betes Latest: Walking To Mordor... Beating-My-Betes, Jan 17, 2022 at 10:30 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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    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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      Ushthetaff Latest: Type 1 and PIP Ushthetaff, Dec 20, 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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      NicoleC1971 Latest: Carbs And Cals NicoleC1971, Nov 17, 2021
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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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      LittleGreyCat Latest: LIVERPOOL?!? LittleGreyCat, Dec 1, 2021
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