Author: Nicole Taylor

Taking Care of Summer Sport

With the World Cup in full swing, and Wimbledon underway it is a great summer for those of us who like watching sports. But, how about playing them? If you’re planning a game of football in the local park, or trying your hand at tennis here’s our top tips on how you can look after your health while enjoying getting active. Staying Hydrated We all know we should try to stay hydrated, but it’s particularly important when you exercise. This is because while you exercise you can lose fluid mainly through sweating and breathing1. If you don’t drink enough...

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Win Tickets to See Michael Bublé

How would you like the chance to get your hands on 2 tickets to see Michael Bublé’s British Summertime Concert on the 13th July as well as 3 Michael Bublé fragrances? Runner-ups will be in with a chance of winning one of the following fragrances: 30ml Michael Bublé Pour Homme, 30ml Michael Bublé By Invitation Rose Gold or 30ml Michael Bublé By Invitation Here’s how you could win: On Twitter, all you will need to do is follow @LloydsPharmacy and reply to our post with your answer to the below question. If you want to get involved on Facebook,...

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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.     Print This!     For the sugar free chocolate cake recipe: 250g good quality dark chocolate 200g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing the cake tins 100g...

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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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