Tag Archives: Awareness

Diabetes Awareness Month: What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic conditions in the U.S. today, with almost 30.3 million of people suffering from difficulties in managing their blood sugar. It is the seventh leading cause of death, and the No. 1 leading cause of kidney failure, adult-onset blindness, and lower limb amputation. Most people with diabetes have… Read More »

Fertility Awareness Week: Mum's IVF story of struggle and success shows why you should never give up hope

Clinics carry out 68,000 cycles of IVF every year for wannabe UK mums. For many it’s an emotional, gruelling journey. In Fertility Awareness Week, journalist Punteha van Terheyden tells her story to encourage those longing for a baby to stay strong and not suffer in silence. Glimpsing my reflection, I took in my huge bump… Read More »