Are you aware of your diabetes risk?
A poll of 2,000 UK adults has revealed that nine in 10 aren’t worried about their blood sugar levels, while a third of people don’t know what their blood sugar level is. The survey, carried out by nutritional supplement manufacturer Pharma Nord, suggests many people aren’t taking their blood sugar levels seriously.
Over 55s regret not looking after their teeth
In 1968, more than in three UK adults had no natural teeth at all. Thankfully, today only six percent of the population are toothless. But according to a survey carried out by the British Dental Health Foundation, people aged 55 and older – many of whom may remember family relatives soaking their dentures every night – regret not caring for their teeth and gums when they were younger.
Parents in denial over children’s weight
Childhood obesity has become a growing problem in this country during the last few decades. And now, experts believe part of that problem is so few parents recognise when their child is overweight or obese.
Should hay fever be taken more seriously?
With hay fever affecting up to one in five people in this country at some point during their life, a survey commissioned by Prevalin Allergy claims many of those who are affected are fed up of others making jokes about their condition. Indeed, three quarters of people with hay fever want the condition to be taken more seriously, the report suggests.