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Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Banner 1Type 2 Diabetes is a huge problem for people with learning disabilities who are 5 times more likely to develop it.

There are lots of reasons why people develop type 2 diabetes, like poor diet, lack of exercise and poor health. This film shows lots of people talking about Type 2 Diabetes, eating healthily and getting more exercise. The film also gives people some good ideas to help them to do these things everyday and on a budget.

At Speakup we are working to improve the health of people with learning disabilities and/or autism is lots of different ways. We have made an accessible film about Type 2 Diabetes with DiabetesUK. The film helps people with learning disabilities to underdstand what Type 2 Diabetes is, what causes it, how to get healthier so you might not become diabetic and how people can manage it. It has been made by people with a learning disabilities working in partnership with DiabetesUK.

To purchase this film on DVD, please email adrian@speakup.org.uk or phone 01709 720462.

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