Author: Nicole Taylor

Ask Your Pharmacist About: Diabetes

Our Pharmacist Mona Answers Your Questions on Diabetes I have recently been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. Do you have any tips to help me manage it? There are a few things that you can do to help manage Diabetes and make it a part of your day to day life. This can include regular monitoring of your blood glucose level. This is important as keeping your levels under control can decrease the risk of any complications in the future. Take readings before meals and 2 hours after a meal. Aim for 4 to 7mmol before meals and less...

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Sugar-Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

Just because you’re living with diabetes doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a delicious slice of chocolate cake as part of a balanced lifestyle. Whether you or a loved one want to reduce, or control, your sugar intake, it can be hard to find a tasty treat to satisfy your sweet tooth. That’s why we’ve created this chocolate cake which uses stevia to sweeten and dark chocolate, vanilla, almonds and strawberries to add sweet flavours. For the sugar free chocolate cake recipe: 250g good quality dark chocolate 200g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing the cake tins 100g stevia sugar...

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Are you getting the right asthma care?

If you’ve been diagnosed with asthma, you might already be taking steps which help you to live well with the condition. Perhaps you’re taking prescribed medication or are following the advice of your doctor. But resent research from Asthma UK, a charity which funds research into a cure for asthma and has a nurse-staffed helpline, showed that 65% of people living with asthma don’t receive the basic care they should be getting. It’s important to take responsibility for your health, actively manage your condition and make sure your basic care needs are being met. Asthma UK’s Clinical Lead and...

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Win it Wednesday: Terms and Conditions

Join in with our #WinItWednesday Giveaways How would you like the chance to get your hands on some of newest and most popular products, without even having to answer a question? Well, now you can, thanks to our Win It Wednesday giveaways! Why not enter our most recent giveaway? Each time we run a Win It Wednesday giveaway, getting involved couldn’t be simpler! On Twitter, all you will need to do is follow us on @BetterlifeTweet or @LloydsPharmacy (depending on which we are posting from) and RT the post. If you get involved on Facebook, all you will need to do is like the post and comment with a “YES PLEASE”! PLEASE NOTE: We will only be accepting entrants that get involved on the Wednesday, and winners will be contacted by the end of that particular week. Our full list of terms and conditions can be found below. Best of luck!  enter Facebook  Enter @LloydsPharmacy  enter Facebook  Enter @BetterlifeTweet Terms and Conditions Participants must be aged 18 or over and a resident in the UK • No purchase is necessary to take part in Win It Wednesday. Participants must engage with the post by midnight on the same day as the giveaway. There are a total of 5 products to be won – 3 given away via Twitter, 2 via Facebook. • The winners will...

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How to keep gardening

Many of us enjoy gardening, whether you have a few pots and plants on your windowsill or you have some land outside to grow your favourite plants. But, tending to your green space isn’t always easy, especially if you aren’t as mobile as you used to be. If you’re finding it harder to dig, mow, sow and pull up weeds these days we have some tips and tools that can help you keep gardening. Top Gardening Tips: Although many of us enjoy time spent gardening, it isn’t always easy. Here are some top tips from the charity Thrive to make gardening easier...

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