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We are Diabetes UK. Our vision is a world where diabetes can do no harm. Diabetes affects more people than any other serious health condition in the UK. More than dementia and cancer combined. That means we need to take action now.
Shoes for Diabetics
Highlighting the importance of the correct shoes for diabetics and the available footwear.
The Global Diabetes Community
024 76 712 201
The WHO estimate that over 382 million people worldwide including 4.05 million people in the UK have diabetes, a metabolic disorder affecting blood sugar levels. Diabetes.co.uk is your resource for info on types 1 & 02 diabetes.
Discrimination & Equality
0113 242 6619
CHANGE is a leading national human rights organisation led by disabled people
Helpline: 0800 1111
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -no problem is too big or too small
Disability Rights UK
Membership: 020 7250 8180
We are disabled people leading change & working for equal participation for all
Helpline: 0808 800 3333
Scope is a charity that exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.
Downs Syndrome Association
Helpline: 0333 1212 300
Downs Syndrome Scotland
0131 442 8840
Down’s Syndrome Scotland (DSS) is a parent led charity which was established in 1982. We are the only charity in Scotland dedicated solely to supporting people with Down’s syndrome (Ds) and their carers.
0808 808 1111
Down's syndrome and learning disability explained, and where to find the right support.
NHS Choices – Downs Syndrome
Down's syndrome, also known as Down syndrome or trisomy 21, is a genetic condition that typically causes some level of learning disability and certain physical characteristics.
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