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Useful Links

Within this section, you will find a list of useful links relating to the following categories:


www.idf.org
IDF has produced an evidence-based global guideline for diabetes care which includes the management of postmeal glucose. The guideline was unveiled at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Amsterdam.

Therapy Directory
The Therapy Directory provides vistors with information on complementary and alternative medicine, allowing them to make informed decisions about whether a therapy would be right for them.

www.mssociety.org.uk
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is the most common disabling neurological condition affecting young adults. Around 85,000 people in the UK have MS.

www.morphpsychology.co.uk
Morph Psychology is a specialist but friendly service for children, young adults, adults, couples and families across London. Providing individually tailored therapeutic assessment and intervention, delivered by experienced chartered Clinical Psychologists.

Vitaminstohealth
Boosting your metabolism with natural herbs and herbal supplements is an excellent way to get started. Like most of the methods used for boosting your metabolism though, using herbs alone may not give you the full results you want.

www.talkasthma.com
Browse through some of the products that may help to keep your asthma under control in our 'Asthma Care' section. Make new friends and share experiences with others through 'Your Stories' and by joining 'Find a Friend'.

www.talkacne.com
Browse through some of the products that may help to keep your skin under control in our 'Acne Care' section. Make new friends and share experiences with others through 'Your Stories' and by joining 'Find a Friend'.

www.talkallergy.com
Read articles by various experts on a wide range of subjects in our 'Features section'. Plus, subscribe free to intouch - our monthly electronic newsletter designed to keep you informed about the latest treatments, special offers, free product samples and much more.

www.talkpsoriasis.com
Psoriasis support site - a free information and support site for psoriasis sufferers and their families.

The Pregnancy Show
Your ultimate pregnancy, baby and parenting resource. Find informative and entertaining videos about all aspects of family life - from the first pregnancy test to potty training and beyond!

www.womens-health.co.uk/
Women's Health - UK. Focuses on reproductive issues; articles on pregnancy, infertility, miscarriage, PCOS, endometriosis, pregnancy complications and other issues important to a woman's well-being.

www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/Pages/home.aspx
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is an EU agency which aim to strengthen Europe's defences against infectious diseases. Contains A-Z information on infectious diseases.

www.fastfacts.com
Medical books that are concise, accessible and comprehensively illustrated so that key clinical information lifts readily from the page.

www.embarrassingproblems.co.uk
We hope we can help you deal with those worrying health problems that are difficult to talk about with anyone.

www.hpa.org.uk
The Health Protection Agency

www.immunisation.nhs.uk
The most comprehensive, up-to-date and accurate source of information on vaccines, disease and immunisation in the UK

www.who.int
World Health Organisation

www.who.int/ith/en/
Travel advice from the World Health Organization The Patients Association

www.specialistinfo.com
Some patients may wish to know more about the specialist to whom they have been referred or to locate a particular consultant. The following website allows searching according to specialty, geographical area or the doctor's name.

www.dipex.org
The Dipex website is aimed at patients their carers and families and health professionals. It is a new health website for patients who have to undergo treatment and would like to hear what it was like for other patients first.


Multiple Sclerosis

www.ms-in-europe.org/
www.msif.org/language_choice.html
www.mssociety.org.uk/

Meningitis

www.comoonline.org
www.meningitis-trust.org
www.preventpneumo.org
www.meningitis.org 

Arthritis

www.arthritis.org

Psoriasis

www.psoriasis-help.org.uk
www.worldpsoriasisday.com
www.psoriasis.org
www.spondylitis.org
www.psoriasis-association.org.uk/

Eczema

www.eczema.org
www.talkeczema.com

Diabetes

www.idf.org

Heart Failure

www.heartfailurematters.org


General Health

Google Health

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BBC Health
 
www.bbc.co.uk/health/

Press Watch

www.presswatch.com/health/ 

Consumer Health News

www.medworm.com/

Disease Specific

Influenza
www.topix.net/

Diabetes
www.diabetes.org.uk/

Arthritis
www.nras.org.uk

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
www.rls.org/

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
www.topix.net/

Eczema
www.topix.net/

Multiple Sclerosis
www.mssociety.org.uk/

Psoriasis
www.psoriasis-association.org.uk

Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma (NHL)
www.ctu.mrc.ac.uk

Osteoporosis
www.nof.org/

Meningitis
www.meningitis.org/

Snoring
www.putanendtosnoring.com/


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Last Updated 13-06-2013