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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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      Bluetit1802 Latest: Introduction Bluetit1802, Nov 24, 2017 at 10:44 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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      QPR4Me Latest: Just been started on Metformin QPR4Me, Nov 24, 2017 at 11:20 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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      paulkresearch Latest: mouthwash clue to type 2 causes paulkresearch, Nov 24, 2017 at 11:17 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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      paulus1 Latest: Porridge and oat based breakfasts paulus1, Nov 24, 2017 at 11:47 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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      Jaylee Latest: Can Homeopathi treatment heal diabetes ? Jaylee, Nov 24, 2017 at 11:35 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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      Kristin251 Latest: Can't get bloods in range Kristin251, Nov 24, 2017 at 9:22 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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      leahkian Latest: I'm amazed leahkian, Nov 24, 2017 at 11:18 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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      runner2009 Latest: My Story so far runner2009, Nov 22, 2017 at 11:00 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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      Kerrie73 Latest: Type 3c - how many are we? Kerrie73, Nov 23, 2017 at 8:53 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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    11. Gestational Diabetes

      Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
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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: Forum birthday-RH. Lamont D, Nov 22, 2017 at 9:49 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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      phdiabetic Latest: Need a new hobby phdiabetic, Nov 24, 2017 at 11:44 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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      Gregoor Latest: Still around Gregoor, Nov 23, 2017 at 7:44 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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      diabeticmegxo Latest: Mock exams diabeticmegxo, Nov 24, 2017 at 4:37 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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      fletchweb Latest: Feeling alone? fletchweb, Nov 24, 2017 at 7:10 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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      donnellysdogs Latest: Products that make kids diabetes easier donnellysdogs, Nov 22, 2017 at 10:54 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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      jade88 Latest: INDUCTION DATES AND T1 DIABETES jade88, Nov 24, 2017 at 7:54 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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      Ian_Laye Latest: What are you doing right now ? Ian_Laye, Nov 25, 2017 at 12:08 AM
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    2. Forum Games

      Post or join in with any forum games here!
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      dukidoll Latest: 3 WORD STORY GAME 4 dukidoll, Nov 24, 2017 at 10:50 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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      Tipetoo Latest: NDIS Consultants at work. Tipetoo, Nov 23, 2017 at 9:58 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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      Kristin251 Latest: Vanilla Almond Milk ? Kristin251, Nov 24, 2017 at 10:18 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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      ickihun Latest: What have you eaten today? ickihun, Nov 24, 2017 at 11:26 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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      thepolly Latest: Peerless67 "Newcastle diet" thepolly, Nov 23, 2017 at 10:59 AM
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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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      Arab Horse Latest: Eastern Orthodox Vegan Arab Horse, Nov 19, 2017 at 11:44 AM
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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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      fletchweb Latest: Big Highs after Fasting with Cold ... fletchweb, Nov 22, 2017 at 2:56 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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      Hotpepper20000 Latest: How to make lifestyle changes? Hotpepper20000, Nov 24, 2017 at 4:06 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.
      marionbaby Latest: does anyone inject dulaglutide (trulicity) marionbaby, Nov 24, 2017 at 9:26 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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      djking Latest: Freestyle libre iPhone app djking, Nov 24, 2017 at 9:56 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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      Motherhen2014 Latest: Diabetes and Kidney disease Motherhen2014, Nov 24, 2017 at 11:05 AM
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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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      Salvia Latest: High BG and incontinence Salvia, Nov 25, 2017 at 12:10 AM
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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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      captainscapegoat Latest: Stuggling to cope captainscapegoat, Nov 22, 2017 at 1:49 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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      SBB1 Latest: CBD Hemp oil SBB1, Nov 23, 2017 at 4:37 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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      Mbaker Latest: Can exercise cause short term spikes in BG? Mbaker, Nov 23, 2017 at 6:57 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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      Vamshi532 Latest: Lows Vamshi532, Nov 24, 2017 at 5:17 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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      Jaylee Latest: Thorpe park Jaylee, Nov 15, 2017
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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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      videoman Latest: DVLA licence renewal videoman, Nov 24, 2017 at 2:59 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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      shoesy24 Latest: Dr Michael Mosley Book shoesy24, Oct 24, 2017
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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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      Deanoh Latest: Support group Deanoh, Nov 15, 2017
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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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