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Our lifestyles can be more unhealthy than we think

Type 2 diabetes is a very serious health condition but there are lots of things you can do to reduce your risk of, or even stop you, developing it.

If you are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, your local Healthier You service can help you put your health back in your hands and reduce your risk.

The first thing you need to do is find out if you are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. You can do this by visiting www.diabetes.org.uk/knowyourrisk

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Self care means knowing how to keep fit & healthy, how to deal with medicines, manage self-treatable conditions & when to seek appropriate clinical help.

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Without effective antibiotics many routine treatments will become increasingly dangerous. Setting broken bones, basic operations, even chemotherapy and animal health all rely on access to antibiotics that work.

What we want you to do: To slow resistance we need to cut the unnecessary use of antibiotics. We invite the public, students and educators, farmers, the veterinary and medical communities and professional organisations, to become Antibiotic Guardians.

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