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Conditions and illnesses

  • Dementia

    Find out about dementia symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Stroke

    Find out about how to reduce your risk, and how to spot the signs of a stroke.
  • Depression

    It's important to seek support and help with depression early on.
  • Osteoporosis

    Few people know they have osteoporosis until they break a bone.
  • Coronary heart disease

    Some groups of the UK population are at much higher risk of having heart disease.
  • Diabetes

    Diabetes is a condition that cannot be cured - but if picked up early, has a minimal effect on your daily life.
  • Osteoarthritis

    Arthritis means inflammation of the joints, the most common type being osteoarthritis.
  • Hearing

    More than 50 per cent of people over 60 will be affected by some type of hearing loss.

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Diabetes advice from Diabetes UK

Julie Banks speaks to Tracy Kelly who is Head of Care at Diabetes UK and offers advice for people who are managing the condition.

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Sir Naim Dangoor

We are grateful for the generous support of the late Sir Naim Dangoor, CBE, and the Exilarch's Foundation.