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A Parent's Guide to Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes UK

A Parent's Guide to Type 1 Diabetes is an in-depth magazine on diabetes care, food, day-to-day issues and support and guidance specific to families of a child with diabetes. A companion guide to keep and refer back to.

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Alkaptonuria

the NHS website

Alkaptonuria, or 'black urine disease', is a rare inherited disorder that prevents the body fully breaking down two protein building blocks (amino acids), called tyrosine and phenylalanine. It results in a build-up of a chemical called homogentisic a...

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All about Asthma - Asthma attack card

Asthma UK

A postcard size, easy to read and understand guide with four clearly illustrated steps to what to in an asthma attack. This card was designed for people with learning disabilities.

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All about Asthma - booklet

Asthma UK

An easy to read and understand guide to asthma. This illustrated guide explains what asthma is, the triggers and treatments and how to look after your asthma. This booklet was designed for people with learning disabilities.

English - Easy Read / Learning Disabilities

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Asbestosis

the NHS website

Asbestosis is a chronic (long-term) lung condition caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos. Asbestos is a soft, greyish-white material that does not burn. In the past it was widely used in building construction to protect against fire and as a form...

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Asthma

the NHS website

Asthma is a common long-term condition that can cause a cough, wheezing, and breathlessness. The severity of the symptoms varies from person to person. Asthma can be controlled well in most people most of the time. Asthma is caused by inflamma...

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Asthma - Frequently Asked Questions

Asthma UK

Asthma is a condition that affects the airways - the small tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs. Download these translated FAQ's about asthma to help in your work with people whose first language is not English. Questions designed for health ...

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Asthma UK (Website)

Asthma UK

Website containing information and advice about asthma and how to manage the condition. A range of publications are available to download in different languages.

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Cardiovascular disease and diabetes

Diabetes UK

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the possible long-term complications of diabetes. Becuase of this link, it can be very worrying for some poeple with diabetes. This leaflet is a starting point to finding out more about CVD - what it is and how ...

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust

This booklet contains information about the medication used for treatment of your condition and an Action Plan to use if your condition gets worse due to an infection. Please bring this document with you when you see your doctor or nurse about your C...

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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COPD : living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

British Lung Foundation

COPD - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a name used to describe a group of conditions, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The aim of this booklet is to advise you of what changes you can make to your lifestyle, and other steps you ca...

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Crohn's disease

the NHS website

Crohn’s disease is a chronic (long-term) condition that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive system.

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Cystic fibrosis

the NHS website

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic condition in which the lungs and digestive system become clogged with thick sticky mucus. Symptoms usually start in early childhood and include: - persistent cough - recurring chest and lung infections ...

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Diabetes

the NHS website

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. There are 2 main types of diabetes: type 1 diabetes – where the body's immune system attacks and destroys the cells that produce insulin type 2 diabe...

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Diabetes - Type 2

Patient UK

Type 2 diabetes occurs mainly in people aged over 40. The 'first-line' treatment is diet, weight control and physical activity. If the blood glucose level remains high despite these measures, then tablets to reduce the blood glucose level are usually...

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Diabetes and checking your blood sugars

Diabetes UK

Knowing your blood sugar levels helps you manage your diabetes and reduces your risk of having serious complications – now and in the future.

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Diabetes UK (Website)

Diabetes UK

This website gives information on all aspects of Diabetes including managing diabetes, latest research and reducing the risk of contracting diabetes. Their mission is to improve the lives of people with diabetes and to work towards a future without d...

English - Website

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Diabetes, type 2

the NHS website

ype 2 diabetes is a common condition that causes the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood to become too high. It can cause symptoms like excessive thirst, needing to pee a lot and tiredness. It can also increase your risk of getting serious problem...

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Diabetic retinopathy

the NHS website

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes in which the retina, a part of the eye, becomes progressively damaged. During the initial stages, diabetic retinopathy does not cause any symptoms. However, if it is not treated it can cause p...

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Fasting and Diabetes

Diabetes UK

If you are planning on fasting and have diabetes, this leaflet aims to provide you with useful guidance. It is important that you speak to your diabetes healthcare team beforehand. They will advise you on how to keep good diabetes control throughout ...

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Healthy eating with Diabetes

Diabetes UK

Being diagnosed with diabetes means that you should be able to continue enjoying a wide variety of foods as part of a healthy diet. At first it can appear a challenge but the food choices you make and your eating habits are important in helping you t...

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Hypoglycaemia

the NHS website

Hypoglycaemia means an abnormally low level of sugar (glucose) in the blood – usually under 4 millimoles per litre. When your glucose level is too low – called a 'hypo' – your body does not have enough energy to carry out its activities.

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Hypoglycaemia

Diabetes UK

Hypoglycaemia, or hypo is the medical term for low blood glucose level - that is a blood glucose level less than 4 mmol/l. This is too low to provide sufficient energy for your body's activities. Hypos can happen when you are treated with insulin or ...

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Just diagnosed - an introduction to MS

Multiple Sclerosis Society

If you’re reading this booklet you’ve either just been, or are in the process of being, diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). Or you could be the partner, relative or friend of someone who’s received this diagnosis. You may be experiencing a huge r...

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Kidney disease and Diabetes

Diabetes UK

Kidney diseases is one of the possible long-term complications of diabetes and currently about one third of people with diabetes may develop the condition. This leaflet explains how having diabetes can affect the kidneys, including an overview of the...

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Kidney disease, chronic

the NHS website

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a long-term condition where the kidneys don't work as well as they should. It's a common condition often associated with getting older. Anyone can get it, although it's more common in black people and people of sout...

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Know Your Risk

Diabetes UK

Do you know your risk of getting Type 2 diabetes? It's very important that you know your risk of Type 2 diabetes, because then you can do something about it. This new leaflet provides information on the risk factors of Type 2 diabetes and explains ho...

English - Online Resource

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Living with asthma

the NHS website

According to the charity Asthma UK, one in five households has someone living with asthma. No one knows for sure what causes asthma, but we know that you're more likely to develop it if you have a family history of asthma, eczema or other alle...

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Lung - asthma attack

Patient UK

Diagram - Lung (Asthma attack)

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Lymphoedema

the NHS website

Lymphoedema is a long-term (chronic) condition that causes swelling in the body's tissues. It can affect any part of the body, but usually develops in the arms or legs. It develops when the lymphatic system doesn't work properly. The lymphatic sys...

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Medically unexplained symptoms

the NHS website

Many people have persistent physical complaints, such as dizziness or pain, that don't appear to be symptoms of a medical condition. They are sometimes known as "medically unexplained symptoms" when they last for more than a few weeks, but doctors...

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Mental Health Foundation (Website)

Mental Health Foundation

Website containing advice and information on all apsects of mental health and learning difficulties, including polices, treatments, news and events. Factsheets and booklets can be downloaded from the site.

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Neuropathy and Diabetes

Diabetes UK

Neuropathy is one of the long-term complications of diabetes. How diabetes causes nerve damage is not fully understood. However, high blood glucose (sugar) levels (hyperglycaemia) are known to harm the nerves' ability to transmit signals, and damage ...

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Peak Flow Diary

Asthma UK

A tool for people with asthma to record their peak flow and/or symptoms regularly to help them monitor their asthma.

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Peak Flow Diary

Patient UK

Diagram - Peak Flow Diary

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Pregnancy and Diabetes

Diabetes UK

Most women with diabetes have a healthy baby. But having diabetes means that you and your baby are more at risk of serious health complications during pregnancy and childbirth. The good news is that by planning ahead and getting ...

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Primary biliary cirrhosis

the NHS website

Primary biliary cholangitis (often referred to as primary biliary cirrhosis) is a type of liver disease that can get gradually worse over time. Without treatment, it may eventually lead to liver failure.

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Scleroderma

the NHS website

Scleroderma is an uncommon disease that results in hard, thickened areas of skin and sometimes problems with internal organs and blood vessels. There's no cure, but most people can lead a full, productive life.

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Ulcerative colitis

the NHS website

Ulcerative colitis is a long-term (chronic) condition affecting the colon. Symptoms of ulcerative colitis include: - bloody diarrhoea - abdominal pain - a frequent need to go to the toilet - weight loss

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Understanding eye conditions related to diabetes (RNIB)

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)

This publication is about eye conditions related to diabetes and includes information about the causes and common symptoms, as well as details of available treatment.

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Understanding eye conditions related to diabetes (RNIB)

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)

This publication is about eye conditions related to diabetes and includes information about the causes and common symptoms, as well as details of available treatment.

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Understanding eye conditions related to diabetes (RNIB)

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)

This publication is about eye conditions related to diabetes and includes information about the causes and common symptoms, as well as details of available treatment.

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Vitiligo

the NHS website

Vitiligo is a chronic (long-term) condition that causes pale, white patches to develop on the skin. The areas affected have little or no melanin. Melanin is a dye-like substance that is produced by specialised skin cells called melanocytes. It...

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What is Diabetes?

Diabetes UK

Diabetes is a condition which occurs when your body cannot use blood glucose properly. Our bodies use glucose in the blood for energy. Blood glucose levels go up when we eat any food or drink that contains carbohydrate such as chapatti, rice, bread, ...

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What is MS?

Multiple Sclerosis Society

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition of the central nervous system. It is the most common disabling neurological disorder among young adults and affects around 100,000 people in the UK. MS is most often diagnosed in people between the ages of 20 an...

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Your eyes and Diabetes

Diabetes UK

One of the possible long-term complications of diabetes is retinopathy, which affects the eyes. Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in the working age population. This leaflet will help you find out more about how and why having di...

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