We Are Undefeatable: a major new campaign to support people with long-term health conditions to be active

An inspiring new campaign – We Are Undefeatable – is being launched to support the one in four (15 million) people in England who live with one or more long-term health conditions, such as diabetes, cancer, arthritis and Parkinson’s. By recognising the unique barriers people with health conditions face, the campaign aims to help people build physical activity into their lives, by hearing from others who have become more active through the ups and downs of living with their condition. Individuals living with a long-term health condition are twice as likely to…

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Tesco launches Dance Beats fundraiser with three leading UK health charities

Tesco has launched a major national fundraising campaign to support the life-changing work of its three national health charity partners – Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK. With cancer, heart and circulatory diseases and diabetes accounting for more than half of all deaths in the UK, Tesco has launched Dance Beats to support the life-changing work of its three national health charity partners – Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK Throughout June and July, Dance Beats will bring the nation together to…

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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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