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  1. Welcome

    Information on how to use the forum and technical support
    1. 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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  2. Diabetes Support Forums

    Ask members of the forum about diabetes
    1. General Messageboard

      Use this forum for general chat
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      Latest: Holidaying with Insulin Freddie1966, Aug 21, 2019 at 5:33 PM
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    2. 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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      Latest: Newbie Poster, newbie Type 2 Ralph-YK, Aug 21, 2019 at 4:40 PM
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    3. Exercise/Sport

      Please post all your exercise/sport queries and experiences in this forum.
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      Latest: first 10k post T1D diagnosis Alannah, Aug 20, 2019 at 10:17 AM
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    4. 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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      Latest: Reheating potatoes-starchy foods belugalad, Aug 21, 2019 at 4:28 PM
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    5. Events

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

      Know someone who deserves a mention? Let us know.
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      Latest: Hero of the Month - Vince_UK Vince_UK, Jun 26, 2018
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    7. Pumping

      This is the place to discuss insulin pumping issues and experiences
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      Latest: Medtronic 640 Phil65, Aug 14, 2019
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    8. Parents

      This is an area for parents of children with diabetes to discuss, help and advise each other...
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      Latest: Looking for advice Ljc, Aug 20, 2019 at 8:02 PM
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    9. Diabetes in School

      This is an area for anyone to ask questions about getting the right diabetes care in school
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      Latest: Being at School in the 60s T1 HOBIE, Jun 5, 2019
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    10. 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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      Latest: Joined sliming world tas, Aug 15, 2019 at 3:41 PM
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    11. 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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      Latest: Oh my...I think we did it! merrymunky, Aug 13, 2019
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    12. Driving/DVLA

      Please post your comments/queries about diabetes and driving in here
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      Latest: Driving License Groups Nomad722, Aug 15, 2019 at 6:11 PM
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    13. Off the subject...

      There is more to us than having diabetes! Post any other rants/raves/subjects in here!
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      Latest: Day Off SB2015, Aug 21, 2019 at 5:24 PM
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    14. Entertainment - jokes, quizzes, funny pictures

      A place for diversion and humour!
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      Latest: Anyone??? nonethewiser, Aug 21, 2019 at 5:28 PM
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  3. Information

    News stories about diabetes and health, recommended books, driving and useful links
    1. In the news...

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    2. Recommended books

      Post here your recommended books about diabetes
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      Latest: Prediabetes books Podgypig, Aug 13, 2019
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    3. Links

      Please post any links that you think other users may find useful in here.
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      Latest: Prescribing of Freestyle Libre SB2015, Aug 2, 2019
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