Giving You Back YOUR Life

Pirates in the Park Thurs 13 Aug 2015

Pirates in the Park a fabulous family day out hosted by Horden Parish Council. Our B12 charity had a stall in a prime location amongst other community groups. The weather was fabulous which brought out local residents and the surrounding communities. Everyone who knows or are aware of B12 deficiency paid us a visit.
We had a beautiful teddybear dressed in a tee-shirt our (new) B12d logo on the front and a skull and cross bones on the back, he had a pirate hat and an eye patch.
 
"Captain Blood" was given away as a raffle prize - everyone who visited the stall got a free raffle ticket, along with  our latest newsletter and pen designed specially for us. The event was from 1pm to 4pm and there were many eager want to be owners of  out little priate “Captain Blood“ waiting for the result of the winner. We wished everyone well and the winner of our very precious pirate was Faith - how appropriate since it's by faith the B12d group exists. Well done Faith and to those who weren't so lucky, come toFaith and family with Captain Blood - pirate of Vitamin B12 Peterlee Carnival Saturday the 5th of September one day only. we will have lots more to offer those who come and pay us a visit.
 
Please remember that b12 is only a simple vitamin which our body depends upon 

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The Scottish Parliament discusses Pernicious Anaemia and vitamin B12 deficiency on Wednesday 7 March 2012.
This video is over 1 hour long and represents real political change - we are at last on our way.
The local MP (Grahame Morris MP for Easington - who was a BMS (BioMedical Scientist) in the labs at Sunderland Royal Infirmary) interviews people with B12 deficiency to hear their story (August 27 2010). Here Jane describes the symptoms, and how she can't wait for her next B12 injection (in fact, she knows that she needs injections every 2 weeks because she's keeping a diary of the symptoms). We're restricted how often the GP can give injections, which is why we want to raise awareness.
Donna, like so many women, wants to live a normal life. Vitamin B12 could give her that chance.
Just the way it works for humans, oral B12 can make a world of a difference for your pet. My old cat Smudge chases the young cat again, climbs ladders (and climbs down herself), and is generally as fit as she was many years ago.
Julia found her eyesight going as her eyes refused to focus on the same things as each other. She's been for all sorts of tests and treatment, but now that she's on B12 replacement therapy she's starting to see an improvement.
Dr Chandy was nominated for the North East Local Heroes award. The interviewer was at first surprised - people don't get awards for doing what they are paid to do - but she persisted.
June describes her suffering when doctors didn't follow the standard protocol after any stomach or intestinal operation - to offer B12 replacement therapy
Susan gets very tired, which isn't much fun especially as she has so much to do. Here she tells her story.
Frankie tells of how she suffered, the tests she had to endure until doctors worked out what was wrong, and what a difference it has made.
Janette first appeared in the BBC InsideOut documentary in October 2006. Since then the NHS has forced her doctor to withdraw B12 replacement therapy on a number of occasions, and she tells of her struggles with having B12 and then having it taken away.
She has bravely agreed to be filmed without her usual wig, but her memory is playing up because it is so long since her last injection.