Topic "Chronic Diseases" in Spanish - total 6 documentsTitle: Key facts and figures about Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Summary: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system (the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves). The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS cannot be predicted. MS is a lifelong disease for which a cure is yet to be found; however, doctors and scientists are making discoveries about the treatment and management of MS every day. This brochure provides general facts and information about symptoms of MS.
Title: Live well with type 2 diabetes
Summary: This translated brochure for people with diabetes gives advice on managing type 2 diabetes by providing brief information on blood glucose levels, weight, food, and the importance of checking kidneys, eyes and feet.
Title: Prevent type 2 diabetes (What is type 2 Diabetes?)
Summary: This translated pamphlet provides basic information on what exactly type 2 diabetes is. It also outlines the symptoms and gives 5 ways to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Title: Preventing pressure ulcers - information booklet for patients
Summary: A translated booklet that contains detailed information for people assessed as being at a higher risk of developing pressure ulcers. It covers information from what a pressure ulcer is and its stages to emphasising movement, looking after skin and eating a balanced diet.
Title: Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Summary: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system (the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves). This brochure is designed to provide introductory information about MS, the symptoms, how its diagnosed and treatments.
Title: Understanding Parkinson's disease (bilingual version)
Summary: Bilingual resource explaining what Parkinson's Disease is and how it affects people as their brain levels of Dopamine decrease. Information on support services that are available for people with Parkinson's, their families, friends and carers.
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