World Diabetes Day - Are you at risk?

By Zoe Jackson on 14/11/18

There are 4.6 million people living with diabetes in the UK, of which 90% have Type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition with lifelong impacts, which is why it’s important to keep an eye out for any signs.

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Malnutrition Awareness Week 2018

By Iris Fornefeld on 02/10/18

This year marks the first ever UK Malnutrition Awareness Week, launched by BAPEN and the Malnutrition Task Force. Malnutrition Awareness Week aims to raise awareness of malnutrition and dehydration, particularly among older people in the UK - one in 10 people aged over 65 is at risk of malnutrition or already malnourished.

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Joggers June

By Robbie Puddick on 04/06/18

This month will be dedicated to everything that is jogging/running/walking or however you choose to define it that gets you off the sofa and out onto the road. So why should you swap your slippers for a pair of Asics?

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Mediterranean May

By Robert Puddick on 09/05/18

Welcome to Mediterranean May! We will now be dedicating each month of the year to a particular topic that is proven to improve overall health and wellbeing and reduce the risk of developing non-communicable diseases such as Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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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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