Tag: diabetes

Diabetes And Driving (Comes with problems)

For those people suffering from diabetes and hold a current UK driving license are you aware that you need to inform the DVLA (Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency) if you suffer from diabetes. This is also true of people applying for their first license. However, having said that it only applies to people who need…

Keeping fit: Youngster Walking The Dog.

Walking To Better Health

Back in May 2012 saw the University of South Carolina publish a paper based on a five year study suggesting how a two and a half hour walk, spread across the course of a full week, could reduce the risk of high blood pressure (hypertension) by a quarter percent. Walking Brings Health and Well-being Now…

Flu Virus

Flu Virus: New Research

Back in April 2009 a global flu pandemic saw the outbreak of a new strain of influenza virus labeled H1N1, the term was given by the World Health Organization (WHO) and colloquially called swine flu. ” width=”950″ height=”482″ class=”size-full wp-image-7071″ /> Free image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net FreeDigitalPhotos.net[/caption] The first report of the outbreak appeared in…

Sunshine And The Elderly

It is believed that vitamin D, also referred to as the Sunshine Vitamin, plays an exciting part in the fight against heart disease including falls and broken bones, breast and prostate cancer, depression, arthritis and memory loss. The suggestion is that vitamin D may help prevent all of them. It may also help maintain healthy…