Diabetes Week, running from 13th-19th June, celebrates each and every person who is juggling the ups and downs of living with diabetes. Having diabetes, whether type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes, can be incredibly difficult. From monitoring your blood sugar levels, to figuring out food labels and menus, you
This week is Dementia Action Week, Alzheimer’s Society’s biggest and longest running awareness campaign. Each year, the aim is to work with individuals and organisations across the UK to encourage people to ‘act on dementia’. This year’s campaign will run from 16-22 May and the theme is diagnosis. Diagnosing dementia
The 3rd– 9th May marks Sun Awareness Week, an annual campaign ran by the British Association of Dermatologists. Marking the start of summer and the need for more information being readily available around sun awareness, people are encouraged to get involved in any way they can. The key is raising
Do I need specialist life insurance for my profession? Having a profession that is deemed “dangerous” or “hazardous” is probably more common than you would think. When it comes to taking out a life insurance policy, you will be asked to disclose your profession at the application stage, to ensure
If you’re anything like us, you’ll love a good ITV drama. The latest offering, ‘The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe’, told the story of married couple John and Anne Darwin. In the four-part drama, which aired this week starring Monica Dolan, Eddie Marsan and Mark Stanley, John Darwin faked
The last two years have been incredibly difficult for people with pre-existing medical conditions due to the nature of the pandemic. With no one knowing how badly Covid-19 would affect people who already suffer from a health condition, many were advised to shield and protect themselves from the virus as
With the clocks springing forward, the sun making a welcome appearance and Easter eggs lining the supermarket shelves, Spring has officially arrived. Spring brings along with it a lot to be thankful for – the longer, lighter nights as you leave work to sun rather than darkness, sunny weekends to
It’s been dubbed by many as “the year of the squeeze” – 2022 is set to be one of the most expensive years we’ve seen. Yet, with the burden of costs as energy prices rise and the economic climate we’re in post-pandemic, it’s still so important to take out a
As we look towards March, and finally see the nights get a little lighter, the sun making an appearance more frequently and the supermarket shelves filling with Easter Eggs, there’s one thing on the mind of those raising money for the British Heart Foundation – and that is Dechox month.
More people than ever have diabetes, with more than 4.9 million people now having the condition in the UK. On top of this, 13.6 million people are now at increased risk of type 2 diabetes. Unfortunately, you’re more at risk of type 2 diabetes if you have a close family
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