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Know Your Numbers Week 2020

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Know Your Numbers 2020 – You ARE in control!

Blood Pressure UK’s Know Your Numbers! Week 2020 runs from Monday 7th to Sunday 13th September.  Blood Pressure UK is the UK’s leading blood pressure charity working to lower the nation’s blood pressure to prevent disability and death from stroke and heart disease. Around a third of people in the UK have high blood pressure, […]

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Love Your Lungs Week 2020

Smokers why not show your lungs some love!!! So, what is the purpose of the lungs? The lungs play an important role within our bodies, their function is to take in oxygen from our environment and to transfer it into our bloodstream which is then circulated around the body. Our environment therefore plays a key […]

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Low carbohydrate diets for diabetics

Since the publication of the Diabetes UK Guidelines in 2011, low carbohydrate diets have been seen as a safe and effective option for people with Type 2 diabetes.  Low carbohydrate diets can help with weight loss and glucose management, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. However, if you have Type 2 diabetes and taking […]

Carers Week 2020

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Carers Week 2020 – Making Caring Visible

Carers Week is an annual awareness campaign which takes place every June. It celebrates and recognises the vital contribution made by the UK’s 6.6 million unpaid family carers – people who look after a relative, friend or neighbour who couldn’t manage without them.  The theme for this year’s campaign is ‘Making Caring Visible’. In order […]