Anne Cooper

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Anne is a nurse who also has Type 1 Diabetes. She has spent most of her professional career working in health IT and is now semi-retired. She is also a non-executive director with Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Anne is an active podcaster, blogger and tweeter and can be found at @anniecoops

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The impact of language on people living with long-term conditions: having the rug pulled out from underneath you

In this blog for anyone affected by, or interested in, long-term conditions, Anne Cooper, a person with Type 1 Diabetes, Bob Swindell, a person with Type 2 Diabetes, and Cathy Lloyd, Professor of Health Studies at the Open University, explore the impact language can have on people who live with a long-term condition, including helpful tips for healthcare professionals for choosing helpful and appropriate language.

Why didn’t they tell me?

Anne Cooper talks about the silence surrounding the 'Big M' and the lack of information for menopausal women managing long term conditions like diabetes