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Childhood Obesity and Diabetes Prevention

In 2017 around 9% of UK’s 4-5 years olds were classified as obese, by Year 6 (age 10-11 years) this figure had risen to 20%. I have been drawn more and more to try to understand how and why this is happening, and what we can do to stop it.

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Prediabetes = preventdiabetes. All you need to know…

This week is Diabetes Prevention Week. What’s it all about…. Diabetes is a complex, progressive and multifaceted disease. Probably a fact that is less well understood is that prediabetes is following in close pursuit and it (type 2 diabetes) is totally preventable. We all need to do something to stop this exploding disease to save lives and reduce complications.

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How Women Can Empower Themselves With Good Health

Being proactive about your health is vital both in terms of strengthening your body’s natural self-repair mechanisms and preventing future illness and disease. Planning, testing, check –ups and addressing all kinds of areas of mental to sexual health matters all take time. People often do not prioritise their own health. Be proactive now.

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Appendicitis: What you need to know

Appendicitis refers to a situation causing inflammation of the appendix. Acute appendicitis has an incidence of 7-12 per cent in the UK and is the most common abdominal surgical emergency, resulting in 70,000 appendectomies per year.

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