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Eyesight and Down’s Syndrome

People with Down’s Syndrome are more likely to experience eye problems than the general population, and 50 percent of people with Down’s Syndrome have some type of eye disease. There are many ways to treat the eye issues commonly seen in people with Down’s Syndrome. Depending on the problem, treatment may include prescription glasses, proper eye hygiene, or surgery. Since people with Down’s Syndrome are at an increased risk for eye problems, it is important to get vision checked early…

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Find out your risk of Type 2 diabetes: an online tool from Diabetes UK

Finding out your risk of Type 2 diabetes only takes a few minutes. It could be the most important thing you do today. By completing this tool, in England you may be eligible for the Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. To calculate your risk we will ask you for some special category data. Special category data in this context relates to your health and ethnicity. This information will be stored in such a way that it cannot identify you. All information provided will only…

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Find out your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Finding out your risk of Type 2 diabetes only takes a few minutes. It could be the most important thing you do today. By completing this tool, in England you may be eligible for the Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. To calculate your risk we will ask you for some special category data. Special category data in this context relates to your health and ethnicity. This information will be stored in such a way that it cannot identify you. All information provided will only…

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Supported Loving toolkit

The Supported Loving network has produced a series of guides to help support people with learning disabilities and autistic people with issues around sex and relationships. Supported Loving is a human rights-based campaign, with associated network meetings, hosted by Choice Support. The network includes people with learning disabilities and/or autistic people, family members, and professionals from varied disciplines and sectors including social care, the NHS, sexual health professionals, trainers and educators, academics, students and psychologists. The Supported Loving toolkit has…

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The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

“It’s estimated around 5 million people across England are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.” We know 3 in 5 cases of type 2 diabetes can be prevented, and this can be achieved by making lifestyle changes with the support of your Local NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme is open to those with pre-diabetes to help reduce their chances of developing Type 2 diabetes. The programme consists of a mixture of 1-to-1 and group sessions…

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Know your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Every two minutes someone finds out that they have Type 2 diabetes, a potentially serious health condition that can cause long-term health problems. It can lead to sight loss, kidney failure, loss of a limb, and makes you at least twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke. It’s very important that you find out if you are at high risk of Type 2 diabetes so you can get support to lower your risk. You may even be…

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Domestic Abuse helpline extended to offer round the clock support in Suffolk

Suffolk County Council working with Anglia Care Trust has extended its Domestic Abuse Helpline to offer 24-hour support and is urging anyone experiencing, or at risk of, domestic abuse to make contact, when safe to do so. The existing Domestic Abuse Outreach Service have extended its 0800 977 5690 freephone number to be available 24hours a day, seven days a week. It is important that those who may find themselves at risk of abuse at home, can access the right support…

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