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Risk of diabetes higher in South Asian and black people in UK

In the UK the risk of diabetes is three to five times higher in South Asian and black people.

In Cambridge and Peterborough South Asian and black patients constitute 17% of all diabetic patients.

But why are these communities at risk? Professor Shahina Pardhan from Anglia Ruskin University explains why:



Going gets tough for charity walkers

Two restaurant workers from West Norfolk are currently striding across the Fens on a sponsored walk raising money for a terminally ill mum.

Andy Lucraft-Townley and Chris Hayes from Arbuckles restaurant in Downham market are hoping to make £20,000 to help Heather Bellamy from the town live longer. But they're already foot sore with blisters.

Elodie Harper reports :

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