Tag: language

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.

Would you like an elephant with your evidence?

Page last checked: 08 June 2022. Although this blog is now nine years old, and the social media landscape has changed since then, there is much here that still seems to me to be relevant and useful. There are other blogs here about communicating evidence and using social media, which you can find in the […]