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Ruth's story to beat Type 2 diabetes

By Zoe Jackson on 27/04/17

Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition that often requires the use of anti-diabetic medication, or insulin to keep blood sugar levels under control. However, the occurrence of type 2 diabetes and its side effects can be prevented if recognised early on.

We have a number of Diabetes Prevention Programmes nationwide set up to support members through the process of preventing development of Type 2 diabetes. We often hear about the fantastic life changes our members have experienced. One of our lovely members, Ruth, shares her story and results with us.

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Cally’s story to beat Type 2 diabetes

By Zoe Jackson on 09/02/17

Type 2 Diabetes represents 90% of all diabetes in patients and it’s largely caused by lifestyle factors which can be modified. Our programmes focus on helping people to reduce their weight, increase their physical activity levels and improve their diet, empowering them to take charge of their health and wellbeing and learn how to prevent diabetes.

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National Fitness Day

By Hayley Fisher on 13/09/16

We at ICS Health & Wellbeing love an excuse to get out and do something active and National Fitness Day – which is taking place on Wednesday 7th September - is providing us with loads of fantastic opportunities. National Fitness Day – facilitated by not-for-profit body ukactive - is the biggest and most visible annual celebration of physical activity and the role it plays across the UK.

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How to get active

By Hayley Fisher on 26/07/16
Tagged in healthy eating

The chances are, for many of us, the hours spent sitting in front of the computer or watching TV each week run into double figures. It’s amazing to think that just by taking two or three of those hours and using them to exercise instead, you could lower your chance of developing Type 2 diabetes by 40%, cardiovascular disease by 35% and breast and colon cancers by 20%.

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