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  • The Link Between Obesity and Diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes is different to type 1 although it’s important to bear in mind that all forms of diabetes are considered serious. With type 2 diabetes, the body can make some insulin (the hormone we use to regulate our blood sugar levels). However not enough is made by the pancreas and it doesn’t work…

  • Caring for Caregivers

    Making life easier for others by providing the care and support they need is something that around 7 million of us do in the UK every single day. For some that might mean delivering daily care to a family member, a partner or close friend. For others it might just be an occasional trip to…

  • Living with Allergies

    The spring and summer months are a time of the year most of us love. We look forward to longer days, lighter evenings and the chance to spend time eating outdoors enjoying blue skies and sunshine safely. For those living with allergies however, it can also be a time of the year fraught with problems.…

  • Signs of Psychological and Emotional Abuse

    Most people recognise what physical abuse is, but when it comes to emotional or psychological abuse could you recognise the trauma?. Emotional abuse can be insidious. Since it encompasses any kind of abuse that isn’t physical, there are a range of behaviours that fall under the spectrum. It can start from subtle things, like criticism,…

  • Healthy Eating and foods that help fight disease

    Many of us in the UK don’t manage to eat a balanced healthy diet. While this is something that has been an issue for many years, it is also an issue that recent times have bought into stark focus as many people struggle to maintain their active lifestyles due to ongoing Coronavirus restrictions. That makes…