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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!
Latest: Hi, please let me delete my account. overkill, Jun 9, 2022 at 11:26 PM
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.
Latest: Very high BG level shot up in a year! Cobwebs, Jun 9, 2022 at 8:38 PM
Discuss diabetes issues, get help about diabetes, share your diabetes experiences, offer support, meet other diabetics and learn more about diabetes.
Latest: What was your fasting blood glucose? (with some chat) Numan, Jun 10, 2022 at 5:34 AM
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.
Latest: Email from DUK ? Re report on impact of COVID on people with diabetes. Oldvatr, Jun 9, 2022 at 11:51 PM
Type 1 Diabetes
Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1 Diabetes.
Latest: Thyroid issues and difficulty managing levels BumfuzzledRose, Jun 10, 2022 at 2:23 AM
Insulin Pump Forum
Forum for insulin pumpers and anyone interested in insulin pumps to discuss pump equipment, advantages, techniques, ask questions and offer support.
Latest: Medtronic 780g Dexta, Jun 9, 2022 at 11:49 PM
Type 2 Diabetes
Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 2 Diabetes.
Latest: Fasting Blood Sugar this morning + yesterday's food AND physical activity DEBBIESCOTT, Jun 10, 2022 at 5:34 AM
Type 1.5/LADA Diabetes
Use this area of the forum for all discussion specifically relating to Type 1.5/LADA Diabetes.
Type 3c (Pancreatic) Diabetes
Forum to ask questions, find support and share experiences with people with Pancreatic Diabetes (aka Type 3c Diabetes).
Latest: Shortage of Creon in UK? miahara, Jun 9, 2022 at 9:15 PM
An area of the forum dedicated to the discussion and experience of Prediabetes and Borderline Diabetes.
Latest: Prediabetes - should I be concerned about BS readings? shelley262, Jun 9, 2022 at 12:41 PM
Discuss all aspects of Gestational Diabetes and gestational diabetes problems.
Latest: Help! Exercise driving readings high?! johnpery, Apr 26, 2022
A forum to discover and discuss blood group disorders where hypoglycemic episodes are symptomatic.
Latest: Reactive Hypoglycaemia Lamont D, Jun 4, 2022 at 5:58 PM
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.
Latest: Excess packaging bulkbiker, Jun 8, 2022 at 11:17 PM
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!
Latest: Your Inspiring Experiences Living with Diabetes – Diabetes Week 2022 Antje77, Jun 9, 2022 at 9:41 PM
Children & Teens
A section for children and young teens. Are you under 18? Head here to chat and meet people your own age!
Latest: Low blood sugar high keytones EllieM, May 25, 2022
A forum for people aged 18 and above (young adults) to chat, share and make friends.
Latest: How (T1) diabetes affects your friendship NicoleC1971, May 21, 2022
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.
Latest: Low morning BG In Response, May 7, 2022
Trying to conceive or already pregnant? This forum is for women with diabetes who wish to become pregnant or are already pregnant.
Latest: CGMs and TTC Wooly123, Jun 7, 2022 at 12:58 AM
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.
Latest: COVID restrictions gone........................ markpj31, Jun 9, 2022 at 9:16 PM
Post or join in with any forum games here!
Latest: A to Z of authors Robbity2, Jun 10, 2022 at 4:37 AM
Jokes and Humour
The place for you to share those hilarious videos, pictures, stories and jokes!
Latest: what side of the fence pdmjoker, Jun 9, 2022 at 6:36 AM
Food, Nutrition and Recipes
Add your own recipes, discuss food and what works for you, help other people with diabetes to understand about diet.
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.
Latest: What have you eaten today? Riva_Roxaban, Jun 9, 2022 at 11:44 PM
Low Calorie Diets
This forum is for discussion of low calorie diets including the Newcastle diet and for people who are consciously counting calories.
Latest: Thinking about liquid diet Annb, Jun 8, 2022 at 11:56 AM
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.
Latest: Low carb and vegetarian iwilltouchyourcat, May 15, 2022
Support forum for people who have a gluten intolerance and/or lead a gluten-free lifestyle.
Latest: Gluten rash?! Rokaab, Apr 24, 2022
Use this forum to discuss fasting (5:2, intermittent fasting or otherwise).
Latest: Eating to Drop Morning Glucose Outlier, May 28, 2022
Weight Loss and Dieting
Use this forum for all weight loss and dieting discussions. Ask questions and share your success stories here.
Latest: Link between losing weight and needing less insulin? BumfuzzledRose, Jun 9, 2022 at 6:57 PM
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.Latest: Gliclazide on a low carb diet Oldvatr, Jun 9, 2022 at 10:34 AM
Blood Glucose Monitoring
The place to discuss testing and monitoring - from daily blood glucose testing and CGM to HbA1c.
Latest: CGM Dexcom or other joanne75, Jun 9, 2022 at 6:49 PM
Use this forum for all discussion about diabetes complications, how you prevent complications, what complications you have experienced and how they have affected you.
Latest: Eye Injections Fruitella, Jun 7, 2022 at 10:06 PM
Other Health Conditions and Diabetes
Discuss other medical conditions such as coeliac disease, IBS and thyroid problems and how they relate to diabetes.
Latest: Autoimmune Cross Reactions To Everyday Foods: Possibly A Root Cause Of Autoimmune Diabetes Jaylee, Jun 4, 2022 at 6:18 AM
Emotional and Mental Health
Use this forum to discuss and find emotional and/or mental health support. We're in this together.
Latest: Counselling and Diabetes? Loveday8, May 19, 2022
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.
Latest: Why potassium and magnesium? fendertele, May 8, 2022
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.
Latest: Walking To Mordor... DEBBIESCOTT, Jun 6, 2022 at 12:57 PM
Jobs and Employment
Use this forum to discuss problems relating to diabetes and work, issues with your employer and discussions about employment.
Latest: Currently serving military and T1 EllieM, Jun 6, 2022 at 1:00 AM
This forum is for any queries or advice you may have about benefits, tax credits, VAT exemption and diabetes-related legislation.
Latest: NHS vs NHS-Scotland: Who Treats T1s better? NicoleC1971, Jun 9, 2022 at 8:59 AM
Driving and DVLA
Discuss driving and DVLA guidelines in relation to diabetes here. Share your experiences here!
Discuss all diabetes related news - from whether you agree with the news to how it may effect you.
Latest: Special soup helps diabetics? Robbity2, May 26, 2022
Discuss all aspects of diabetes research. Post links to diabetes research articles and their findings.
Latest: Are you a woman with type 2 diabetes? Tell us about your views on taking part in cancer screening Rebecca_Spencer, Jun 1, 2022
Use this link to contact us - we may be able to help recruit people for your research.
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.
Latest: Diabetes and Racism Lars Muff, May 24, 2022
Community Submitted Guides & Links
Use this area of the forum to submit guides and links that other members of the community may find helpful.
Latest: Searchable online database of 3,200 foods bulkbiker, Oct 15, 2021
List and discuss diabetes events in your area or the wider environment. If commercial in nature, please contact the moderating team before posting.
Latest: TCOYD Virtual conference MommaE, Mar 16, 2022