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Diabetes UK

Welcome Information on how to use the forum and technical support

Welcome and Getting Started

Information on how to use the forum, our guidelines, FAQs and posting for research. For questions about diabetes, please go to the general messageboard.
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Diabetes Support Forums Ask members of the forum about diabetes

General Messageboard

Use this forum for general chat about diabetes and health issues
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Newbies say hello here!

Welcome to the site - please use this thread to introduce yourself and say hi. If you have any questions please post them in the general messageboard.
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Exercise/Sport

Please post all your exercise/sport queries and experiences in this forum.
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Food/carb queries + recipes

Coming to terms with diabetes and food can be very difficult - this forum is for all your food and carbohydrate queries and a place to post your favourite recipes!
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Events

Post details of forthcoming fundraising events and post event reports.
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Heroes and Heroines!

Know someone who deserves a mention? Let us know.
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Pumping and Technology

This is the place to discuss issues and experiences with insulin pumps, CGM, Freestyle Libre and other gadgets
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Parents

This is an area for parents of children with diabetes to discuss, help and advise each other...
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Diabetes in School

This is an area for anyone to ask questions about getting the right diabetes care in school
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The Weight Loss Group

This forum is for people seeking support and encouragement, tips and stories about ways to shed the pounds and help manage their diabetes
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Pregnancy

This area is especially for anyone with diabetes and pregnant, or has developed gestational diabetes. Please also read/post if you can offer advice from past experience!
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Driving/DVLA

Please post your comments/queries about diabetes and driving in here
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Screening for type 1 diabetes This forum is to share thoughts, ideas and questions around screening children for type 1 diabetes, as being explored by the ELSA study. Anonymised responses posted in the forum may be analysed for research purposes. This is to help researchers understand the main issues and questions around screening for type 1 diabetes.

Screening for type 1 community chat

This forum is to share thoughts, ideas and questions around screening children for type 1 diabetes. You're welcome to share your questions on type 1 screening, as well as experiences of participation in screening studies, as being explored by the ELSA study.
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Type 2 Remission Information and Support

We know losing weight, balancing your levels, and being healthy is hard work. To support you we have created a space where you can share those frustrations and experiences with others along your journey.

Information News stories about diabetes and health, recommended books, and useful links

In the news...

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Recommended books

Post here your recommended books about diabetes
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Links

Please post any links that you think other users may find useful in here.
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Off the Subject… Please ensure all threads and posts meet our Community Guidelines.

Off the subject…

There is more to us than having diabetes! Post any other subjects in here! Please ensure all threads and posts meet our Community Guidelines.
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Entertainment - jokes, quizzes, funny pictures

A place for diversion and humour! Please ensure all threads and posts meet our Community Guidelines.
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