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Diabetes is a problem that’s growing. According to Diabetes UK, the number of people living with the condition has doubled in the past twenty years. November 14th is World Diabetes Day, organised by the International Diabetes Foundation. The day aims to raise awareness of the impact diabetes has on the family and support network of those affected. The focus is also on promoting the role of families in the management, care, prevention and education of diabetes.
As the world is rightly focussing on green, environmentally friendly initiatives, here at LimbO we are doing the same. We’re going to be unveiling some exciting news in the not too distant future, but in the mean time we are looking at ways to re-use your existing LimbO. Has your cast been removed, or you no longer have a dressing covering a wound? If your LimbO has served its purpose, why not consider some of these ways to reuse it and give it a new lease of life?! Swimming bag
It’s true. No-one wants their child to go through the experience of wearing an arm or leg cast. After the initial break and treatment, there is then the healing process to consider and although life in a cast isn’t necessarily going to be easy, there are tricks that can make the experience more bearable. Having the cast put on
Did you know? This week is National Spa Week, a week created to raise awareness about the emotional and physical benefits of going to a spa. Now if you’ve been recently injured, or are undergoing treatment, you might not be able to attend a spa. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your own temporary spa from the comfort of your house! We’ve put together a list of easy ways to transform your bathroom into a spa-like haven of relaxation. You deserve it!
It is natural for there to be a few concerns at the start of the new term especially after the freedom and fun of the long summer holiday. A comfortable uniform; reassurance about school lunches and encouragement about the learning opportunities ahead will help ease the transition. Here are a few of ideas to help to prepare your child for what should be a happy and exciting time.