High Risk of Diabetes

Each year in the UK, 5% to 10% of people diagnosed with pre-diabetes go on to develop type 2 diabetes. People with pre-diabetes will often have no symptoms, but have an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease. What is Pre-diabetes? Pre-diabetes is also called Impaired Glucose Tolerance. Like diabetes, pre-diabetes is a condition where [...]

Self Care – Medicine Cabinet

An essential medicine cabinet should include: Pain relief such as paracetamol and aspirin (aspirin should not be given to children under 16 or to people with asthma). Children’s paracetamol oral suspension and ibuprofen syrups – free from pharmacy if you receive free prescriptions Mild laxatives to relieve constipation  Cold relief products Rehydration mixtures for diarrhoea [...]