Les Dennis: 'I reversed my type 2 pre-diabetes'

He’s a quiz show host, Corrie star, and all round entertainer, but after ignoring the warning signs of his poor health for a year, Les Dennis was told he was pre-diabetic.

Along with a host of familiar faces, Les has now taken part in a Sport Relief challenge to tackle his unhealthy lifestyle.

He's on the sofa today to tell us how his new attitude towards health and exercise has helped saved his life.

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Corrie's Rob Mallard: The hidden health condition I've never spoken about

He appears in the living rooms of millions of people during the week, but behind the scenes Coronation Street star Rob Mallard has been hiding a secret health battle.

Following his appearance on our sofa earlier this year he was hit with a wave of abuse for his uncontrollable shaking - with some even accusing him of ‘being drunk’. He decided to take the brave decision and reveal his hidden condition - an essential tremor.

Rob joins us today to share why he kept it a secret so long and discusses the huge effect it has had on his job in the spotlight. Dr Ranj is also here to help shed light on the condition.

Would you know how to save a life?

Would you know how to save a life? Shockingly 95% said we wouldn’t. Now Dr Ranj is on a mission to turn us all into life savers - ready with the first aid training that one day we might need.

Today, he’s starting his mission in schools - with a class of primary school children. It’s his hope, that with just one hour of training, every single one of these children could become a little lifesaver.

Are we too quick to diagnose autism?

For many parents it can be a comfort. They think 'at last, I know what my child has'.

– Child psychiatrist Dr Mike Shooter says autism can be diagnosed too quickly

With around 700,000 people in the UK on the autism spectrum, child psychiatrist Dr Mike Shooter believes we have become a nation dependent on diagnoses.

Dr Zoe experiences life in a trauma ward

In 2017 we spoke to Professor Green about the Transform Trauma appeal, which aims to save more lives of people affected by major injury. We were invited to send Dr Zoe to the St George’s Trauma Unit in London to see first-hand the effort that goes into saving just one life at a major trauma centre.

Dr Zoe follows the story of Danny Waller who was hit by a car and arrived in hospital with life-threatening injuries - she’s on hand to see how many NHS staff it takes to get Danny back to normal.

Dr Zoe faces her biggest fear

She’s an expert when it comes to braving the nation’s ailments, and the word ‘squeamish’ isn’t part of her dictionary. But underneath it all, Dr Zoe is hiding a secret fear - a deep-rooted phobia of cockroaches that’s so bad she can’t even watch an episode of I’m A Celeb.

She joins us alongside the Speakmans to see if she can tackle her fear once and for all...

Who Wants to Live Forever in Ikaria?

International beauty guru Liz Earle has travelled across the world for us, discovering the secrets to a longer life. After visiting Sardinia last week, Liz is in Ikaria, a Greek Island in the Aegean sea, to meet a couple in their 80s who continue to run an olive farm.

So could olives be the key to eternal youth? And would napping for 30 minutes prevent heart disease? Liz is there to find out.