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What to do when you have Type 2 diabetes - An easy read guide (OK Diabetes)

This leaflet has been made by Diabetes UK with help from CHANGE. This leaflet was funded by the NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) as part of the OK Diabetes ..

Author: Diabetes UK
Publication Date: 28 October 2016

Improving care for people with diabetes and a learning disability - resource pack

A learning disability is a reduced intellectual ability and difficulty with everyday activities. People with a learning disability tend to take longer to learn and may need support to develop ..

Author: Diabetes UK
Publication Date: 01 March 2018

Why is improving care for people with a learning disability important? Fact sheet 1

Fact sheet: Men with a learning disability die, on average, 14 years before those without a learning disability. Women with a learning disability die, on average, 18 years before those without.

Author: Diabetes UK et al
Publication Date: 01 March 2018

Identifying people with diabetes and a learning disability. Fact sheet 2

Five steps to developing a comprehensive Learning Disability Register.

Author: Diabetes UK et al
Publication Date: 01 March 2018

Identifying people with a learning disability: an advanced search for general practice

Abstract: Background - People with learning disabilities (LD) have poor physical and mental health when compared with the general population. They are also likely to find it more difficult than ..

Author: Dr Amy M Russell, Dr Louise Bryant and Dr Allan House
Publication Date: 01 June 2017

Summary of Process for Annual Health Checks in General Practice

Preparation: Identify a clinical lead for learning disabilities (LD) within your Practice.

Author: Royal College of General Practitioners
Publication Date: 01 January 1970

Planning services for people with 4 diabetes and a learning disability. Fact sheet 4

There are six main stages on the diabetes pathway for people with a learning disability.

Author: Diabetes UK et al
Publication Date: 01 January 1970

How to make reasonable adjustments to diabetes care for adults with a learning disability

Use this guide to: deliver diabetes care that is accessible to adults with a learning disability and assess an existing service for its accessibility.

Author: Diabetes UK
Publication Date: 01 January 1970

NHS RightCare Pathway: Diabetes

Reasonable adjustments for people with a learning disability who have diabetes.

Author: NHS RightCare
Publication Date: 01 January 1970

Improving the care of people with diabetes and a 3 learning disability. Fact sheet 3

Encourage people to have an Annual Health Check. Health checks are effective in identifying a wide range of previously unidentified conditions including diabetes.

Author: Diabetes UK et al
Publication Date: 01 January 1970