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Living well with diabetes : a book about diabetes

By: Chalmers, Alison.
Publisher: Wallsend Learning Disabilities Federation 2007Description: 61 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0954686314 (layflat).Subject(s): DIABETES | LEARNING DISABILITY | HEALTH INFORMATION | HEALTHY LIVING | SELF MANAGEMENT
Contents:
What is diabetes?|How to you get diabetes?|This is Di Beattie's story|Di Beattie goes to the doctors|THE DIABETES TEAM AT THE DIABETES CLINIC|The Nurse. - The Practice Nurse. - The Dietician. - The Podiatrist|Living well with diabetes|Further Information
Summary: Written for people with learning disabilities and their supporters to explain what causes diabetes, symptoms of diabetes and the work of the diabetes team at a health clinic. Explains events and procedures, quells fears and aids communication and understanding of events related to diabetes its diagnosis and treatment.
List(s) this item appears in: Health care for people with ID November 2017 | Diabetes. Jan 2019 | Diabetes- type 1. July 2019
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    average rating: 3.0 (1 votes)
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660.1 CHA (Browse shelf) Checked out 04/09/2019 W005826
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Written for people with learning disabilities and their supporters to explain what causes diabetes, symptoms of diabetes and the work of the diabetes team at a health clinic. Explains events and procedures, quells fears and aids communication and understanding of events related to diabetes its diagnosis and treatment.

Self advocate friendly

What is diabetes?|How to you get diabetes?|This is Di Beattie's story|Di Beattie goes to the doctors|THE DIABETES TEAM AT THE DIABETES CLINIC|The Nurse. - The Practice Nurse. - The Dietician. - The Podiatrist|Living well with diabetes|Further Information

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Suitable for junior readers. Didn't offer me what I needed to know ie reasons for diabetes, clinical explanations or food - what must be avoided always re allowable treats.

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