Leading health charities join forces to improve the lives of people with diabetes and kidney disease

Two leading charities have pledged their commitment to tackling kidney disease and diabetes together. By bringing together leading scientists and funding vital research, Diabetes UK and Kidney Research UK hope their joint efforts can lead to a better understanding of why kidney disease develops in people with diabetes, and how to stop it. Almost four in five people with diabetes will develop some stage of kidney disease during their lifetime, and the impact of kidney disease and diabetes combined is debilitating. Diabetes is the single most common cause of kidney…

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The American Diabetes Association® Urges Americans to Learn Their Diabetes Risk and Take a Minute for their Loved Ones on March 27

On Tuesday, March 27, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) asks everyone to take the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test for themselves or for a loved one to learn their risk for type 2 diabetes for Alert Day. Almost half of all Americans have diabetes or prediabetes, which means if you don’t have diabetes and are not at risk, you probably know someone who is. One in three Americans has prediabetes, a condition where blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough for a type 2 diabetes diagnosis.…

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McCann Health And ‘Healthcare AtHOME’ Release New Campaign To Caution Against Diets High in Sugar

HealthCare atHOME (HCAH) has launched a new campaign to raise awareness on the risks to people with diabetes that remain in diets high in sugar. “India has become the diabetes capital of the world, with prevalence of the disease estimated to rise from 69.2 million to 123.5 million by 2040”, said Vivek Srivastava, CEO & Co Founder, Healthcare atHOME. “Yet, many patients control it poorly, remaining on diets high in sugar and being unaware that it puts them at risk of serious complications, such as blindness, amputations, kidney failure and…

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Anthony Anderson Partners with Novo Nordisk to Launch “Get Real About Diabetes” Campaign

Anthony Anderson, star of ABC’s hit comedy “black-ish,” wants to help people get real about diabetes. Today on World Diabetes Day, he kicks off “Get Real About Diabetes™,” a collaboration with Novo Nordisk to help people like himself who are living with type 2 diabetes get more support and education on the importance of managing their disease. “Get Real About Diabetes™” offers motivation for patients needing an extra boost and encouragement to recommit to their diabetes treatment care plan. The three-time Emmy-nominated Anderson, age 47, was diagnosed with type 2…

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Diabetes Scotland and RNIB Scotland launch new ad with star Brian Cox

Diabetes Scotland have joined forces with RNIB Scotland to raise awareness of diabetic retinopathy and the importance of regular eye screening.  Their campaign, How Do You See Scotland?, is supported by Hollywood actor Brian Cox. Brian Cox says: “Like many Scots, I’m living with diabetes and I’m aware of the various challenges it can bring. So I make sure I attend my appointments, including retinopathy screening. Don’t lose sight of what’s important. Get your eyes checked.” “I’m proud to support the How Do You See Scotland? campaign from Diabetes Scotland and RNIB…

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