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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Tesco unveils new partnership to deliver Little Helps for healthier living

Three of the UK’s leading health charities have today come together with the UK’s leading food retailer to help tackle the nation’s biggest health challenges. The partnership, “Little Helps for healthier living”, will bring together the skills and expertise of the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Diabetes UK and Tesco to help lower the risk of heart and circulatory disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes.  Over the next five years, the four organisations will work together to help Tesco’s 300,000 UK colleagues and millions of UK shoppers by removing…

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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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Tesco walks from Land’s End to John O’Groats for health charities

Thousands of Tesco colleagues are walking in relay the length of the UK, from Land’s End to John O’Groats, to raise funds and awareness for Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation (BHF). Tesco will today continue its commitment to helping customers and colleagues live healthier lives by setting out on The Great Tesco Walk, a month-long trek between Land’s End and John O’Groats to raise funds for Tesco’s National Charity Partnership with Diabetes UK and the BHF. The walk will see thousands of Tesco colleagues from across the country…

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Tesco launches ‘Little Helps to Healthier Living’ campaign

Tesco is launching its ‘Little Helps to Healthier Living’ campaign. Running throughout May it will provide: Helpful ‘little swaps’, many of which have lower sugar, fat or salt than the regular alternatives Lower prices on hundreds of fresh products in store and online, including fruit and vegetables such as apples, avocados, bananas and, tomatoes The introduction of fresh fruit at the checkout so customers can easily add a piece to their shopping In store health checks in partnership with Diabetes UK and British Heart Foundation TV advertising (Food Love Stories…

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