Diabetes & other metabolic & endocrine disorders

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.

Pre-diabetes: can prevention come too soon?

Cochrane UK Senior Fellow in General Practice, Richard Lehman, suggests pre-diabetes is a form of disease-mongering as he looks at the Cochrane evidence