Diabetes UK
02/23/2017 at 12:15. Facebook
Check out this fab-u-lous video of how our supporter Alexandra Burke and Jamie Wilson Productions raised more than £23,000 for us at a gala night of Sister Act: The Musical along with Craig Revel Horwood, Jonny Labey and more.
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02/22/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Today's the day! Good luck to everyone taking on our #Swim22 challenge. It’s not too late to sign up - you'll have three months to swim the equivalent of the English Channel in your local pool: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Are you eating because you're hungry, or are there other reasons behind your snacking? Find out more about mindless eating and how to curb the cravings: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Food, family and diabetes: eating when you're not hungry - Diabetes UK

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Have you seen this 'copy and paste' rumour about test strips doing the rounds on Facebook? We put your minds at rest and explain why you shouldn't share it: [ Bit.ly Link ] Please help by sharing our post to let others know the truth.

Fake news: test strips – by Zena Ambrose

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Happy Valentine's Day! We’re celebrating the special people in our lives – help us share the love and get tagging.
We're celebrating our brilliant female researchers for International Women and Girls in Science Day on 11 February. It would be impossible to make crucial steps forward in diabetes research and care without their work.

Dr Victoria Salem says: “I feel hugely privileged – I’ve got this responsibility to produce research that’s really going to make a difference to people with diabetes –...
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Young adults with Type 1 diabetes took to the kitchen as part of Diabetes UK Cymru’s first cookery school. Challenged to create a three-course Italian meal under the guidance of an expert Italian chef, the aim was to develop skills for life to help manage their diabetes. Find out how they got on: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Type 1 cookery school - Diabetes UK

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Last week you met Amy who, although isn’t a strong swimmer, is taking part in this year’s Swim 22. Here is Amy’s sister who is also taking on the challenge of swimming the length of the English Channel in her local pool. Find out why she’s diving in and raising funds for us. There’s still time to join: [ Bit.ly Link ]
It's one month today since New Year - how are your resolutions going? If you need some help sticking to healthy eating goals, have a look at some of our nutritious recipes: [ Bit.ly Link ] #EnjoyFood

Recipes - Diabetes UK

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This quick and easy dessert makes the best of fresh raspberries and is ideal for an after-dinner treat. Click here to watch our video and try it yourself: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Raspberry shortbread mess - Diabetes UK

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Children with Type 1 diabetes, like Louise’s daughter, can really suffer in school if policies aren’t in place to keep them safe. But Ofsted are not routinely checking if schools have these policies. Add your reason why this needs to change now by clicking here: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Only one month to go until #Swim22! Anyone can take part and there’s still time to sign up. Amy isn’t the strongest swimmer but she's still diving in to help raise money for us. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Our 2017 Type 1 Events for children, teens and families have arrived! Type 1 Events take place across the UK and are a unique opportunity to have fun, try new things, make friends and get to grips with life with Type 1. Watch our video to see what a Type 1 Event is like, and to apply visit: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Need some dinnertime inspiration? Search our recipe finder for delicious meals and snacks designed to help you manage your diabetes. Why not try these spiced Thai cod cakes with chilli dipping sauce? [ Bit.ly Link ]

Recipes - Diabetes UK

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Fancy winning an iHeath Wave Activity Tracker worth £64.99? Sign up to Swim22 before the 31 January and you could be a winner! Just cover the optional £5 for your swimmers pack.

You’ll be swimming the equivalent of the English Channel in your local pool and raising money for people with diabetes. A great way to kick the new year off with a splash. Sign up now: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Busy keeping teeth healthy and bones strong, milk is a common household staple. But, with so many varieties of milk and dairy alternatives on offer, it can be difficult to know which one's best for your needs. We take a closer look at a range of products to see which one's ideal for your fridge. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Milks - Diabetes UK

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New Year. New Run. Why not sign up to a half marathon and get half price entry. Use the code NEWYEAR when you register until the end of January. Join us and help run towards a cure for diabetes. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Run - Diabetes UK

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Fancy telling your friends you swam the length of the English Channel? How about doing it without even leaving your local pool? Take on Swim22 - swim 22 miles over 3 months and get sponsored for every length. Not a bad way to kick off 2017 with a splash. Sign up now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Happy New Year! Forget impossible-to-keep resolutions - if one of your goals is to eat healthier, whether or not you have diabetes, then our recipes are a great place to start 2017 off right: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Recipes - Diabetes UK

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Merry Christmas from all of us and a big thank you to everyone for your support this year! We’ll be back in 2017 but Helpline are around on the phones on 29 and 30 December: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Helpline - Diabetes UK

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