Is There a Way to Reduce Your Risk of Dementia?

Millions of people are affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s every year.  These conditions affect the memory and are mainly suffered by older people. At present, there is no cure, but research is ongoing to find ways of preventing dementia. While most of the risk factors are out of your control, there are some things you

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Preventing Type 2 Diabetes With Self-Care

The cost of treating diabetes in the UK is growing, costing the NHS in England up to £1 billion a year. Nearly 1 in 20 prescriptions are for type 2 diabetes treatment. There are almost 3.7 million people who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the UK, a figure which is increasing. An

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Spreading The Word For Diabetes Awareness Week

Each year, Diabetes UK launches Diabetes Awareness Week, to help raise awareness of the disease. This year’s event will take place from 11-17 June and everyone is invited to join the conversation and get talking about diabetes. With better awareness, more incidents of Type 2 diabetes can be prevented, and the money gathered from fundraising

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Simple Steps to Protect Against Diabetes

  It is believed that around 4.5 million people in the UK have been diagnosed with diabetes and an additional 1.1 million are unknowingly living with undiagnosed cases of diabetes. Out of this number of cases, an estimated 9 out of 10 people have type 2 diabetes- the preventable form of the disease. Although some

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Diabetes Awareness Week 2017

  From the 11th until the 17th of June, it’s Diabetes Awareness Week 2017. This year’s theme is ‘Know Diabetes. Fight Diabetes’ and is run by the charity, Diabetes UK. The intention is to bring people together around the country to raise crucial funds and awareness through campaigns and activities. Diabetes Awareness Week is an

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