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World Diabetes Day and Healthy Eating with Diabetes over Christmas

World Diabetes Day is the largest global diabetes awareness campaign held in November every year and reaches over 1 billion people in more than 160 countries around the world. It was created in 1991 by International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to address the increasing health threats posed by diabetes. World Read More

Lymphatic Cancer Awareness Week – 14th-20th September

Today is the first day of ‘Lymphatic Cancer Awareness Week’ 14th-20th September. Lymphatic cancer awareness week is to raise awareness, not only about lymphatic cancer, but to emphasise the importance of continued support once treatment has finished and in the recovery period. It’s also a great way to fundraise for those who work on vital research Read More

Heart Rhythm Awareness Week

1st-7th June is Arrhythmia Alliance heart rhythm awareness week for the 11th year running. Over the years Arrhythmia Alliance has bought people together to raise awareness and understanding of arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat) by fundraising, holding events and creating awareness packs available to the public. Symptoms of arrhythmias include a quickened (100 or above bpm) or Read More

Swapping orange squash for a cup of tea can cut diabetes risk by 25%, Cambridge scientists find

Swapping your daily diet coke or orange squash for a tea or water can cut your risk of diabetes. Sugary drinks have been linked to type 2 diabetes and while other things in our lifestyles play a part, research by Cambridge scientists found that cutting these drinks out can reduce the diabetes risk significantly. A study of Read More