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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: What do I say? Flower, Sep 23, 2019 at 6:47 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: Insulin and hypos Dee11, Sep 23, 2019 at 7:24 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: Parkrun Revisited Pigeon, Sep 21, 2019 at 10:19 PM
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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: So called diabetic superfoods Bob700, Sep 23, 2019 at 6:38 PM
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    5. Events

      Post details of forthcoming fundraising events and post event reports.
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      Latest: Meet up in Essex 2019 Mark T, Sep 10, 2019
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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: Advice from you "Podders" stephknits, Sep 23, 2019 at 2:10 PM
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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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    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: DAUGHTER TYPE 1 DIABETES Nomad722, Sep 11, 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: Low Carb or Plant Based Wholefood? So confused! karloc, Sep 18, 2019 at 11:09 AM
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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: Pregnant again following 2 losses. Jodee, Sep 22, 2019 at 12:59 PM
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    12. Driving/DVLA

      Please post your comments/queries about diabetes and driving in here
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      Latest: Informing DVLA online KARNAK, Sep 11, 2019
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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: ****ing Idiot software! robert@fm, Sep 23, 2019 at 6:23 PM
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    14. Entertainment - jokes, quizzes, funny pictures

      A place for diversion and humour!
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      Latest: Matching Song Game MeeTooTeeTwo, Sep 23, 2019 at 4:21 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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