Long Term Conditions
Tools to assist in detection of anxiety and
UK – Provides information and support
to those with diabetes. There is a phone line, online communities
and support groups available. There are also a number of events.
There is an advocacy service and further information and links to
apps which support diabetic control on their website.
Diabetes and depression: Why treating
depression and maintaining positive mental health matters when you
have diabetes. An educational booklet on the importance of managing
your mental health to live better with diabetes. An International
Awareness Packet from the World Federation for Mental Health (opens
as a PDF).
For patients and professionals
- Dialogue on
Diabetes and Depression: A global
programme which gathers and assesses scientific evidence and
clinical experience on diabetes and co-morbid depression. arch
forum for discussion of diabetes and depression
- Diabetes from
the BMJ Group provides resources and updated research
articles from BMJ and the BMJ group specialist journals as well as
online education. There are also links to diabetes related
discussions on doc2doc the BMJ Group's
- Primary Care Guidance: Treating depression in people with
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)
- RCGP Mental Health Forum leaflet
(opens in a PDF file).
- Managing Asthma in Adults. A booklet for patients and their
carers. SIGN 2011 (opens
as a PDF).
- Asthma UK offers
advice and support to those who have asthma and their
General advice on mental health and long term conditions
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